February 2, 2019

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba – Japan

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

Today, we have one that was part of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate. So Japan Crate is a subscription service which has all sorts of different options for you. pretty neat stuff from Japan! There’s a coupon code for you too – just use THERAMENRATER to get a special discount at check out.

So here’s what the folks at Japan Crate had to say about this variety -“Soba is a common food menu item that is served hot or cold in Japan that people regularly eat and is available in all eateries from typical sit down restaurants to tachigui (stand and eat) shops. Enjoy the hot soba on a cooler summer night and enjoy the rich flavors of soy sauce and bonito (tuna) in the broth.”

Let’s check it out!

Itomen Yamaimo Soba – Japan

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains fish. To prepare, cook noodles and sachet contents in 500ml boiling water for 3 minutes, Finally, stir and enjoy!

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

The noodle block.

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

A dry sachet.

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

A light powder.

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

Another dry sachet.

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

Looks like almost the same thing.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, kamaboko, spring onion and sansyo. Noodles definitely were a little different. They are made with yams partially – I think the ratio is more towards the wheat side. The broth is a smoky bonito and sweet affair. Not bad. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4901104132245.

#3084: Itomen Yamaimo Soba - Japan

Itomen yam soba 5 meals pack

Watch this get made on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!

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