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 -“Yakisoba translated to ‘fried buckwheat’ and is a popular dish in Japan along with ramen and udon. This fried noodle dish offers a lesser guilt approach with its salt-free noodles and pairs well with the special scented sauce that has an appetizing fuity flavor.”
Fruity yakisoba? I’m curious now – well, curious-er! Let’s take a look!
Itomen Premium Yakisoba – Japan
Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Unsure whether it contains meat – check for yourself. To prepare, add noodle block and 200ml water boiling water in a saucepan and cook until water is mostly absorbed. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
The seasoning sachet.
A tan powder.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added Angus broast bef, spring onion, sesame seeds, Shichimi togarashi and Salad Cosmo organic mung bean sprouts. The noodles had a round gauge and good mouthfeel. The flavor was quite good but could have used a little bit more of that yakisoba flavor. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4901104132054.
Samyang Foods just came out with three varieties of these large bowls. Seafood, chicken and lobster. They definitely look to be export varieties – the nutrition panels are in English and French, which might mean they’re more tailored for Canada. Anyways, I’m curious about these – let’s have a look!
Samyang Foods Big Bowl Seafood Flavor – South Korea
Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). contains crustaceans and fish. T o prepare, add sachet contents and boiling water to fill line. Cover for 3~4 minutes. Finally, stir and enjoy!
Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion, shrimp, fishball, and carved squid. The noodles are a little soft – semi-lackluster actually. The broth has a nice seafood taste and a tease of spiciness which made me yearn for more born. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 8801073211537.