December 11, 2017 By

Meet The Manufacturer: #2652: Maitri Vegetarian Rasa Soto

Meet The Manufacturer: #2652: Maitri Vegetarian Rasa Soto - Indonesia - The Ramen Rater

Another line from Olagafood is Maitri. All of these are vegetarian. Today we have some soto – let’s hit up Wikipedia about it – ...see full post

December 10, 2017 By

Meet The Manufacturer: #2651: Alhami Mi Instan Mi Goreng Spesial

Meet The Manufacturer: #2651: Alhami Mi Instan Mi Goreng Spesial Special Fried Noodles - Indonesia - The Ramen Rater - instant ramen noodles

Today we get this Meet The Manufacturer series started! It’s been a long time since doing one with an Indonesian company – in fact, I rarely get any new Indonesian varieties across my desk. We start with one of the most recognized dishes from Indonesia, Mi Goreng. Here’s a little about it from Wikipedia – ...see full post

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Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Olagafood (2 of 2)

Here’s the second of two boxes of samples for this new Meet The Manufacturer. Let’s check out Unboxing Time With The Ramen Rater! ...see full post

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#2648: Paldo Bulnak Pan Stirfried Noodle

#2648: Paldo Bulnak Pan Stirfried Noodle - South Korea - The Ramen Rater - bokkeummyun

Today we have an interesting little cup of noodles from South Korea – a little spicy one. This has been on my top ten spicy list for a while now and it’s some mean stuff. ...see full post

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#2647: Marutai Nagasaki Chanpon

#2647: Marutai Nagasaki Chanpon - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles champon

Here’s one that came by way of Javier over at Box From Japan. With Box From Japan, you can get different subscription boxes – whether it be ramen or candy. Sometimes they have other special boxes – they have a Pikachu box, for example. Definitely worth a look! ...see full post

December 9, 2017 By

#2646: Ching’s Secret Schezwan Instant Noodles

#2646: Ching's Secret Schezwan Instant Noodles - India - The Ramen Rater - Ranveer Ching

I remember the first time I heard about Ching’s Secret – I was very curious about this whole concept of Chinese food in India. As it turns out ‘Desi Chinese’ is kind of like American Chinese food insofar as Chinese bringing their food to a foreign country and adapting it to the tastes of the locals in order to sell more of it. This is a four pack and I would now like to make a formal complaint. ...see full post

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#2645: Happy Noodle Noodles With Minced Pork & Chinese Mustard Blend

#2645: Happy Noodle Noodles With Minced Pork & Chinese Mustard Blend - Taiwan 0 The Ramen Rater

Alright, so here we go! I’ve been curious about these since they showed up in the mail.

The box is interesting – kind of looks like a tissue box in a way but definitely nothing like that inside. There are four packages inside and they are accompanied by four sachets. Let’s take a look at this unique variety from Taiwan! ...see full post

December 8, 2017 By

Unboxing Time: ‘Ramen At Home’ Book By Brian MacDuckston

brian macduckston ramen at home Unboxing Time: 'Ramen At Home' Book By Brian MacDuckston

A review copy! Books are awesome! Let’s take a look!

Unboxing Time: ‘Ramen At Home’ Book By Brian MacDuckston

Let’s Have Unboxing Time With The Ramen Rater! ...see full post

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#2644: Ottogi Budae Jjigae Ramen

#2644: Ottogi Budae Jjigae Ramen - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

The first time I’d heard about Budae Jigae instant noodles was when I read an article in my nes feed about this brand making one. So what is budae jjigae? Let’s have a look at this from Wikipedia – ...see full post