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12,000 SHU Buldak Mini Limited Edition Fire Noodles!

12,000 SHU Buldak Mini Limited Edition Fire Noodles!

So a happy birthday is in order for Samyang’s Buldak Bokeummyun range. They started 7 years ago with the first variety. What’s more, the birthday of their mascot Hochi is on April 13th – same as my wife’s! Pretty rad. So Let’s unbox this one and we’ll have a look at it up close and personal on Saturday!

12,000 SHU Buldak Mini Limited Edition Fire Noodles!

Big News For Mr & Mrs The Ramen Rater

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Today’s a special day for us – five years ago today, we first talked to each other. We were both getting through the murky end of horrible relationships and found each other on an online dating website. She lived to far away – me in northern Washington, she in Northern California. That night we spoke on the phone for a whole 6 hours and all I wanted to do was to talk to her again. It was amazing; we found each other right when we most needed each other. Five years later, I’d like to announce that we’re expecting our first child together! We found out two weeks ago! We’re very excited and can’t wait to start this new adventure. To my wife – I love you and am supremely happy knowing you are in my life everyday. Happy Holidays to all!

#1136: Nissin Yakisoba

Here’s another one from T&T Supermarket up in Canada. From my research, I found that this product was first introduced in 1963. The little medal on the mid-right is about this – it’s the 50th anniversary of Nissin Yakisoba this year! Let’s check this one out!

Here’s the import sticker (click image to enlarge).

This came in a 5-pack – here’s one of the panels from the outer plastic wrap (click image to enlarge).

Here’s the back of the individual package (click image to enlarge).

The noodle block.

The seasoning packet.

The powder smells like yakisoba sauce – sweet and Worcestershire.

A very small packet…

…of seaweed to sprinkle on top!


Finished (click image to enlarge). Added some beef, Walla Walla sweet onion and broccoli that I sauteed in Worcestershire sauce. The noodles have a good consistency – soft with a light chewiness. The flavor is out of this world – everything I would ask for from yakisoba. The seaweed gives it a nice finish. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 4902105001233.

Here’s a commercial for Nissin U.F.O. Yakisoba.

New Year’s Package From Nissin Foods USA

Got an email telling me a package had arrived last week. It was from Scott A. over at Nissin Foods USA! Wonder what is inside…

A big box…

I sent a list over to Scott a while back with all of the Nissin products I’d reviewed and asked if there were any domestic varieties I hadn’t hit. He sent all the ones I hadn’t found!


Lots of cool posters!

A little box…

This is really cool – a little leather planner!

Already using this for notes on The Ramen Rater!

What’s this you ask? This is something I’ve wanted to check out for a long time. Nissin Raoh is a premium instant from Japan that I’ve not seen here. I’ll be reviewing it on Saturday, January 19th – which is Momofuku Ando Day! I’ll do a special video review – stay tuned! Also, if you want to take some pictures of the noodles you make, you can email them to me – [email protected] – and they’ll be included in the special Momofuku Ando Day Show Your Noodles! Thanks to Scott A. and everyone over at Nissin Foods USA for the nice package – thank you very much.

#611: Batchelors Super Noodles Low Fat Sweet Thai Chili Flavour

This is the last of the Super Noodles sent by Cindy C. of England. Thanks again!

So today is my wife and I’s second anniversary. No, not a wedding anniversary – we got married in July. This is our two year ‘Click-I-Versary.” You see, we met on an online dating website! Two years ago today she clicked a button on my profile and let me know she liked me. I did the same. The chatted online for a little bit and then called and talked to each other for many hours – the rest is history! I can honestly say I’ve never been happier in my life. Love you, Kitten!

Here’s the back of the packaging (click image to enlarge)…

The single, shiny packet…

The contents smelled really good!

As I said above, Kit & I were married in July. I made a great batch of hot sauce for wedding souvenirs!

The finished product (click image to enlarge). Added a two-egg omelet with Pup & Kit’s Burning Love hot sauce and a few dashes of Krazy Mixed Up Salt. It’s kind of a bummer; I thought I was saving the best for last but as far as this stuff went, the seasoning’s great odor ended there. The stuff was so bland! Weird. 2.0 out of 5.0 stars. The hot sauce filled omelet was good at least. I got a text from Kit on Christmas morning on 2009 asking if I would like to fly down to California to meet for the first time and spend New Year’s with her. Saying yes was the best decision I ever made. You can get the noodles here.

Saucy noodles eh? Wouldn’t kind trying it with some fish fingers!