Why fresh ramen noodles are better

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Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup. It was originally called shina soba, literally “Chinese soba” because of its origins in China. However, historians aren’t sure when the jump to Japan happened. Why fresh ramen noodles are better than a hard brick in a poly-pak ramen is pretty clear. Ramen is typically made up of hand-pulled wheat noodles in chicken (Shio), soy …

How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Great Homemade Fresh Ramen

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Want to know a secret?.. you can get the ramen bar experience – at home! Just follow these easy steps on How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Great Homemade Fresh Ramen. 1. The Broth Quality ramen starts, and some say ends, with the broth. You have four main types of ramen broth:  shoyu (soy sauce), miso (fermented soybean paste …

Cold Ramen Summer Recipe Ideas

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It’s Sumer, it’s hot.. let’s Ramen & Chill…There isn’t a noodle out there that doesn’t feel at home in a cold summer ramen recipe ideas paired with crisp vegetables and a great dressing to bring it all together. Keep these cold ramen summer recipe ideas in your back pocket and bring them to all your summer picnics, cookouts, and beach …

Easy Vegetarian Recipe Ideas

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After a big weekend, I’m looking forward to some fresh and healthy, restorative meals. You, too? You’re in the right place. We have some easy vegetarian recipe ideas that are also vegan ideas when you use our Soba or Udon Premium Salt-free noodles. Welcome to our shortlist of easy vegetarian recipe ideas. We’ve rounded up 5 of the most popular …

7 Benefits of Barley Tea

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Easy to brew just like regular tea- but without the caffeine. Barley tea or Kobashi Mugicha, contains a wide range of vitamins, nutrients and biological compounds that are credited for positive health benefits. Consumed in Japan and Korea for centuries, this drink has become a staple to a good Japanese healthy diet. Barley tea contains vitamins A and C along …

Kae-Dama and more noodles- What’s it to ya?

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What is the meaning of Kae-dama? It means “extra noodles please” at your favorite ramen restaurant. Its when you are almost done, but you want the fresh noodle goodness to continue. When you’re at a ramen restaurant and you ask for Kae-Dama (or Kaedama), you’re essentially ordering an extra serving of noodles! Kae-dama is great if you want to mix …

Hakubaku Shoyu Ramen gets 5-star rating!

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Hakubaku Shoyu Restaurant Fresh ramen gets a 5-star rating from the Ramenrater.com, a site dedicated to reviewing ramen from around the world. We are honored to know that our Shoyu ramen is amongst the best in the globe. We hope you will agree with Hans the Ramen Rater. Hans, the site owner, has been rating ramen kits since 2009. He …