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The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Instant Noodle Cups Of All Time 2017 Edition

Instant noodle cups – so portable, so ubiquitous. They’re everywhere! People seem to really like them for lunch. I’ve found that people also like to take them when backpacking or camping – all you need is hot water and once done, you can flatten them so it’s easy to pack out your trash. These convenient meals have come a long way since their inception – many flavors and countries of origin. This list is a compilation of my favorite instant noodle cups from the over 2,500 instant noodle reviews I’ve done to date. ...see full post

July 23, 2017 By

Samyang Foods Samples Including New Mala Buldak Bokkeummyun

Samyang Foods Samples Including New Mala Buldak Bokkeummyun - South Kroea - The Ramen Rater - mala fire noodle challenge hot chicken ramen spicy

So both the kids were interesting this box that came yesterday. Miri is just about to start crawling but Miles is running around like a beast these days! Let’s see what’s inside! ...see full post

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#2506: KOKA Delight Chicken Flavor Instant Non-Fried Noodles

#2506: KOKA Delight Chicken Flavor Instant Non-Fried Noodles - Singapore - The Ramen Rater

Here’s another leftover from the KOKA Meet The Manufacturer series I did a little while back. Chicken flavor sounds pretty safe – I mean, who doesn’t like chicken except vegetarians? Let’s give this chicken flavor variety a try! ...see full post

July 22, 2017 By

#2505: Acecook Super Cup Torigara Shoyu

#2505: Acecook Super Cup Torigara Shoyu - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles

Here’s one sent by Javier over at www.BoxFromJapan.com. You can get a nice package of 4 varieties shipped to your door every month via their subscription service – they also do Japanese candy boxes as well. Today it’s shoyu from Acecook. So if you don’t know about shoyu, here’s a little something from Wikipedia – ...see full post

July 21, 2017 By

#2504: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (South Korean)

#2504: Nongshim Shin Ramyun - South Korea - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles

For awhile now, I’ve been trying to get my hands on some of this that actually is from South Korea. Thanks to Anders and his girlfriend Ji-Min, here we are! Here’s some info from Wikipedia – ...see full post

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#2503: Sichuan Guangyou Sweet Potato Instant Noodle Sour-Hot Flavor

#2503: Sichuan Guangyou Sweet Potato Instant Noodle Sour-Hot Flavor - China - The Ramen Rater

Here’s one sent by Colin from Massachusetts – thanks! So this sour-hot sounds interesting. Usually with Chinese varieties, the sour often comes from black vinegar and the spicy from peppers. Let’s see what this one’s like! ...see full post

July 19, 2017 By

#2502: Indomie Instant Noodles Onion Chicken Flavor

#2502: Indomie Instant Noodles Onion Chicken Flavor

Here’s one sent by Chef Ron from Mama Pat’s Foods – thank you! So I’ve reviewed a LOT of Indomie in the past, yet it’s hard to come by new varieties to try. Luckily, here’s the first of hopefully more from Indomie’s product line from Nigeria! As far as continents go, Africa has been just the toughest for me to get varieties from. Here’s a little about Indomie from Wikipedia – ...see full post

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#2500: The Ramen Rater Select Supreme Creamy Tom Yum Noodle

#2500: The Ramen Rater Select Supreme Creamy Tom Yum Noodle - Malaysia - The Ramen Rater - Hans Lienesch - instant noodles - ramen - tom yam - noodles

Well folks, here it is. This is what I’ve been working on for over a year now. As you will see from a lot of the text on the package, it’s still has a couple of loose ends to tie up – a couple typos and the cooking instructions are a little off. It’s my fault really; I wish I spoke Chinese… Really should learn someday. But it’ll get there. ...see full post

July 16, 2017 By

#2499: KOKA Creamy Soup With Crushed Noodles Chicken Flavor

#2499: KOKA Creamy Soup With Crushed Noodles Chicken Flavor - Singapore - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles

Here’s one left over from the KOKA Meet The Manufacturer. These soups are interesting; instead of noodles with soup it’s more like soup with noodles! Let’s have a look at this creamy soup! ...see full post