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.
Tanuki is another name for an animal called a raccoon dog in Japan. Well, they have little statues of these guys next to ramen restaurants and the statues have enormous testicles. It’s weird. Anyways, this sound like good stuff – let’s check it out!
Yamamoto Seifun Tanuki’s Father Pork Bone Ramen – Japan
Detail of the packaging (click to enlarge). Unsure whether it contains meat so check for yourself. To prepare, Boil noodles in 450ml water for 3 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
A dry sachet of soup base.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added marinated egg, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion, shichimi, chili oil, chashu, narutomaki, and sesame seed. Noodle is a slightly chewy curly fried noodle. Broth has a nice tonkotsu style depth to it with a nice garlic theme. Delightful! 4.5 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4979397999050.
Watch me cook on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!