Category Archives: * Stars 3.1 – 4.0

#3584: KORMOSA Kiss My Food Vegetable Noodles – Taiwan

#3584: KORMOSA Kiss My Food Vegetable Noodles - Taiwan

Here’s one Daniel from Exotic Noods brought me back from Taiwan – thanks! This product is produced by Paldo Vina, a Vietnamese branch of Paldo Food of South Korea. It is for sale in Taiwan (formerly called Formosa), and has a South Korean parent company, so KORMOSA is a kind of play on the fusion of companies and distribution. Let’s check it out! ...see full post

#3583: Itomen Shoyu Seafood & Vegetables Dashi Ramen – Japan

#3583: Itomen Shoyu Seafood & Vegetables Dashi 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

Meet The Manufacturer: #3582: Sau Tao Hot & Sour Flavour Ramen – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3582: Sau Tao Hot & Sour Flavour Ramen - Hong Kong

We come today to the last of this series for now. It’s crazy though – I have so many more varieties I still need to get to that I think I’ll be switching back and forth with them for a bit o time honestly. This one’s hot and sour – let’s give it a try. ...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: #3577: Sau Tao E-Fu Noodle Curry Lobster Soup Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3577: Sau Tao E-Fu Noodle Curry Lobster Soup Flavour - Hong Kong

First things first – this is big. The noodle blocks are physically really big. I’ll let you watch the episode of Instant Noodle Recipe Time below so you can understand more fully. But E-Fu – let’s look on Wikipedia for more info – ...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: #3575: Sau Tao Trolley Noodle Beef Soup Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3575: Sau Tao Trolley Noodle Beef Soup Flavour - Hong Kong

Tis time for beef on the trolley! I never found out anything really as per why these are called trolley noodles, but hopefully will at some point. Let’s give them a try. ...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

#3565: Mamee SLRP! Mi Segera Perisa Kari Berapi – Malaysia

#3565: Mamee SLRP! Mi Segera Perisa Kari Berapi - Malaysia

A few days back I tried this one in cup form. Today, it’s the pack. Berapi translates to ‘fiery,’ and where the cup version is concerned, that’s an apt description. Let’s check the pack version out. ...see full post

#3563: Sokensha Shio Ramen – Japan

#3563: Sokensha Shio Ramen - Japan

Here’s yet another one sent by James from Lakeside, California – thanks! Man, I’m beat – woke up at 12:30am. I have one night every once in a while that I end up starting my day exceedingly early. I know I’ll sleep really well tonight. It’s funny too as I’ll be hanging out with the kids in the morning and nod off. They run up to me and yell ‘Papa! Wake up! Wake up!’ I think that’s going to be going on this morning… Luckily, my kids are cute and awesome… Today my plan is to go get a ton of steps in. Starting at 3:30am. Let’s get this done. ...see full post