February 5, 2016

#1930: Koh Thai Island Of Flavours Lemongrass Instant Noodles Soup

Another one from James B. over in The Netherlands – thanks! I thought this one looked really interesting; it’s made in Singapore specifically for Koh Thai brand in The Netherlands. Let’s crack this one open!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains crustacean. To prepare, place the noodles in a bowl, add 400ml boiling water. Wait for 2-3 minutes, add the herbs, stir gently and enjoy!

The noodle block.

A dual sachet…

A powder base with some vegetable flecks.

A seasoned oil.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added barbeque pork. The noodles are pretty good – suck up a lot of the broth. But the broth. I’m trying. Really. Hard. This has not even the utterring of the first syllable of lemongrass in it’s flavor. What’s funny it that I detected the hint of lemongrass scent from the powder base, but in this broth, I don’t taste a lot more than maybe a slightly spicy take on a sesame noodle.  I’m particularly at odds with myself on this one as I found it actually to be quite tasty. Then again, if you bought tickets to see a baroque chamber music quartet play a piece of music at a university and then punch the address into your GPS and arrive at the Tacoma Done and it’s a Justin Bieber concert, you might be taken aback. 0.25 out of 5.0 stars.  EAN bar code 8717662261060.


A nice Tom Yum Goong recipe.

Products cooked according to package instructions. Product reviews done prior to adding any additional ingredients.

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