Here’s another neat one from Zenpop.JP. Thank you! So Zenpop has all sorts of monthly boxes including ramen boxes. Nine instant ramen in one box for a good price – check ’em out and use coupon code RAMENRATER at checkout for a discount! Here’s what they had to say about this one –
“Charumera is the sign of ramen. It’s a kind of trumpet which has been used by street ramen vendors to let people know they’re coming to town. This bowl of chanpon tells us an old time story of pushcart ramen. Chanpon is a Chinese influenced dish with a rich soup and a variety of tasty toppings.”
Just to let you know, no. There is no cat in this. Let’s give it a try!
Myojo Charumera Chanpon – Japan
Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains pork, chicken, squid, mackerel shrimp and salmon. To prepare, add in powder sachet and boiling water to fill line. Cover for 5 minutes. Add in oil sachet. Finally, stir and enjoy!
Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).
The noodle block.
Loose bits from the bowl.
A dry base sachet.
A fluffy powder.
A liquid base sachet.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added spring onion, narutomaki, 31-44ct shrimp, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts and chashu pork. The noodles had a very nice chew to them. They had a slightly larger than standard gauge and a round character. The broth has that seafood and peanut taste I like a lot. Worked quite well. 4.0 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4902881420846.
At the beginning and end of this tune from 1953, I believe you can hear a charumera bleating