February 15, 2018

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

Here’s another instant ramen bowl from Zenpop. Zenpop offers boxes of ramen among other things from Japan – pretty good stuff and definitely worth checking out! Here’s what they have to say about this variety –

“Moyashi (bean sprouts) are not the most glamorous vegetable, but the crunchiness is essential to complete Sanma Men, a local ramen in Yokohama City. The thick shoyu flavored soup, the thick noodles, and stir-fried vegetables including moyashi form a great harmony. Add dried veg first but both the seasoning packets AFTER cooking.”

Let me say something right here – I do think the mung bean sprout is the most glamorous vegetable in the kingdom of vegetables, penultimate to onions of course. Anyways, let’s check out this bowl from New Touch!

New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men – Japan

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains chicken and pork. To prepare, add the vegetable sachet and boiling water to the fill line. Cover for 3 minutes. Add in powder and liquid base sachets. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

The noodle block.

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

The dry base sachet.

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

A very light powder.

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

The liquid base sachet.

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

Looks interesting!

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

The vegetables sachet.

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

Lots of bean sprouts as mentioned above.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added spring onion. The noodles were too spongy for my taste. A standard gauge as well. The broth had a kind of sesame-nutty taste to it and the introduction of the only slightly crunchy bean sprouts wasn’t a big seller for me. 2.75 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4903088001913.

#2725: New Touch Yokohama Sanma Men - Japan - zenpop.jp

New touch Sugomen Yokohama originated Sanma twelve noodles 93g ~

An old NewTouch TV commercial

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