Category Archives: Uni Predeisent

#1244: Uni-President Unif-100 Pickled Cayenne Flavor Beef Ramen

Here’s one that Joe B. and Sarah B. sent me from Nottingham, UK – thanks! I was going to review this yesterday, but it’s been a little tricky; you see, there’s no English on this really at all. I’ve been asking my friend Bobby Y. on Facebook questions about it and got the title and directions from him – thanks – saved me on this one! Let’s check it out!

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). Not sure if there’s meat or not. To prepare, I was stumped. Bobby Y. said there weren’t any directions on the package! I ran into this last time I did one of these and used 400ml water for a few minutes. I think this time I’ll try 400ml and then add 100ml more and taste it then. It looks rather soupy on the packaging, and 600ml water seems to be pretty standard in Chinese variants like this. UPDATE – just walked to the local Asian market to get some leeks and green onions. Strolled down the noodle aisle and saw the export versions of Unif-100. Felt it out and it’s a round noodle block too. Calls for 500ml water, so that’s what I’m going with – for 4 minutes.

The noodle block.

Soup base sachet.

Lots of little bits.

A seasoned oil sachet.

Has a vinegar scent.

A little green sachet (both sides)

Whoa – little peppers!

 

Finished (click image to enlarge). Added beef and leek I sauteed with garlic salt and some green onion. The noodles are pretty good – nice gauge and quality. Quite a decent amount of them too. The broth is interesting; it has a sort of beef-vinegar-spicy triumvirate melding together. Usually I’m not a big fan of vinegar and beef, but this worked well. The little peppers? They’re salty and pretty hot. They’re like pickled peppers. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 6925303710446.

These people reviewed 159 varieties and made their own top list of instants.

#890: Unif / Tung-I Mushroom Flavor Ramen Noodles

So today I have two mushroom flavored instant noodles I’ll be doing. First off will be this Unif/Tung-I mushroom pack. What’s interesting about this one is that Unif Tung-I is usually from Taiwan, but this one’s from Vietnam. Anyways, let’s try this one and see how it is.

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Notice all of the German on here!

The noodle block.

Dry seasonings.

Powder as well as veggies!

The seasoned oil packet.

Looks interesting.

Finished (click image to enlarge). Added some baked chicken, yellow onion, green onion, Krazy Mixed Up Salt and Ajishima Kimchi furikake. The noodles are thin and have an almost buttery taste. The broth has a mushroom taste but its not overwhelming; almost like sauteed mushrooms. Pretty good – 3.5 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 073217060068 – get it here.

Unif TV commercial – Vietnamese

Early 70’s Vietnamese funky music!

#788: Uni-President 100 Old Clay Pot Pickled Vegetables Beef Noodles

Here’s the first review of the batch of six instant noodles sent to me by Bo H. of China! This one looks really interesting; I’m not 100% sure that this is the correct title either, but this is the best translation I could get. I wonder who that guy is?

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). I couldn’t find any direction on how to cook so I’m going to go with 400mL boiling water, add noodles and seasoning powder, then when done add the pickled beef on top.

Here’s a larger chunk of the noodles. They came from China and took a month and a half, so they fared pretty well.

Powder seasoning packet.

Has an interesting taste – salty and nummy.

A seasoned oil packet.

This stuff is very oily and spicy.

Thought this looked familiar… Oh hey – look here!

Here’s the stuff. I think this one might have real beef as opposed to the big cup version.

Finished (click image to enlarge). Added a few pieces of onion. The noodles are good – they have a decent texture and a good character. Not chewy but soft – not mushy though. The broth has a very nice flavor – spicy and flavorful! The veggies and pickled stuff is all over and has a very nice flavor. This is excellent stuff – really good! I love it – 4.75 out of 5.0 stars – very good!UPC bar code 6925303773915 .

Uni-President finger racing commercial.

Baseball! Sweet!

#564: Uni President One More Cup Kimchi

Here’s one from Nathan in Vancouver, B.C. – looks interesting…

Not a lot of English on this one… I’ll have to win it I think.

Powder on left and a kind of thick packet of vegetables…

Hey it’s one of those little cakes of vegetables! Awesome!

Click image to enlarge. Finished! Wow so the noodles were quite decent – not spongy at all but having a dcent backbone and nice attitude about life. The broth had a nice flavor, not overwhelming but very tasty nonetheless. The veggies were definitely the highlight here – lots of cabbage and bits of other stuff in there – worthy!!! 3.75 out of 5.0 stars!

Uni-President commercial

Another Thanksgiving home movie found on Youtube and done by nobody I know.