#4081: Itsuki Small Soy Sauce Nyumen – Japan

#4081: Itsuki Small Soy Sauce Nyumen - 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.

Here we go again with this word I really enjoy saying. It reminds me of the Malaysian term for a specific style of laksa – Nyonya. There’s a brand over there that makes some tasty stuff called Nyor Nyar too. I just like saying things like that, but I don’t ever say nyah nyah nyah nyah nyah. Anyways, let’s give this narrow gauge shoyu a try.

Itsuki Small Soy Sauce Nyumen – Japan

#4081: Itsuki Small Soy Sauce Nyumen - Japan

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Unsure whether it contains meat – check for yourself. To prepare, add 200ml boiling water and contents of sachet. Cover for 1 minutes. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#4081: Itsuki Small Soy Sauce Nyumen - Japan

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

The nyumen, in a pouch.

The dry soup base sachet.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added homemade chashu, soft egg, narutomaki, spring onion, sesame seed, mung bean sprouts, and shichimi. Noodle was asoft and imparted a fresh feel. The broth didn’t seem very soy sauce based but more bonito. It had a strong sweetness, so perhaps the supplied translation is flawed. A very small portion. Little flower fu were a nice touch. 3.25 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 4901726012864.

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