Category Archives: Pork

#3643: Baixiang Artificial Pork Bone Soup Flavor Instant Noodle – China

#3643: Baixiang Artificial Pork Bone Soup Flavor Instant Noodle - China

Pork bone soup is a particular favorite of mine – whether it be creamy tonkotsu or something more like this, I’m usually quite partial to these styled varieties. Let’s see what this one from China holds in store. ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3653: Myojo Ramen Shio Tonkotsu – United States

Meet The Manufacturer: #3653: Myojo Ramen Shio Tonkotsu - United States

Today, we have the first of four varieties from Myojo USA, a shio tonkotsu. That pic on the from of the pack says it all – this should be a milky and savory pork bone broth with really good noodles. Let’s check it out! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3607: Vi Huong Instant Noodles Artificial Pork Flavor – Vietnam

Meet The Manufacturer: #3607: Vi Huong Instant Noodles Artificial Pork Flavor - Vietnam

As I ready this, the first post of the week, I’m a little worried. You see, I don’t have any ground pork. I hope they have some at the store tomorrow morning. I’m kind of unsure what kind of garnish to do on this one other than that. Hmmm… I don’t think eggs really are suitable… I’ll have to figure this one out! Let’s begin. ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3579: Sau Tao Ho Fan Pork Rib Soup Flavour – Hong Kong

Sau Tao Ho Fan Pork Rib Soup Flavour - Hong Kong

Pork rib flavor, eh? I think I tried this one previously but prepared it incorrectly (hey, it happens – I’m not perfect). By previously I am thinking at least five years if not seven… I think it’s time for a new number and a revisit, don’t you? ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3576: Sau Tao Pork Bone Flavour Sichuan Noodle – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3576: Sau Tao Pork Bone Flavour Sichuan Noodle - Hong Kong

Time for something porky! I’m curious how this will be – guessing less like a tonkotsu, more like a stewed pork kind of flavor? Guess we shall find out! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3573: Sau Tao QQ Vermicelli Pork & Pickled Mustard Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3573: Sau Tao QQ Vermicelli Pork & Pickled Mustard Flavour - Hong Kong

QQ is an interesting term when it comes to noodles. Michelin defines it as “QQ is the bounciness associated with fresh handmade fishballs, glutinous rice balls, and certain types of noodles. The term originated from Taiwan, where Q sounds similar to the local word for “chewy”, but it’s evolved to mean a little more than that.” ...see full post

#3552: Daisho Rich Soy Sauce Tonkotsu – Japan

#3552: Daisho Rich Soy Sauce Tonkotsu - Japan

Here’s one that came in the mail a couple of days ago. This is from Daniel over at www.exoticnoods.com – they’re a subscription box company (use coupon code RAMENRATER15 for a nice discount) – and he had some samples of this one he wanted to get my opinion of. I figure let’s give it a try – and so here we are. Thanks! Let’s crack ’em open! ...see full post

#3549: Higashimaru Kagoshima Tonkotsu Ramen – Japan

#3549: Higashimaru Kagoshima Tonkotsu Ramen - 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. ...see full post

#3541: Sapporo Ichiban Yokohama Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen – Japan

#3541: Sapporo Ichiban Yokohama Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen - Japan

Here’s something that came from a Zenpop box – check out www.zenpop.jp – use the coupon code RAMENRATER for a discount! ...see full post

#3538: Miojo Nissin Lamen Sabor Costela – Brazil

#3538: Miojo Nissin Lamen Sabor Costela - Brazil

Costela translated in Google to ‘rib.’ I don’t know if this is pork or beef rib though, that is something I would like to know. I looked on google and found more pork than beef, so going with pork. Fingers crossed. ...see full post