Tag Archives: god of ramen

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: #3574: Sau Tao Taiwanese Style Sliced Noodle Shallot Oil Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3574: Sau Tao Taiwanese Style Sliced Noodle Shallot Oil Flavour - Hong Kong

I’ve had a lot of Taiwanese dry noodles in my day, but never any hailing from Hong Kong as far as I can remember. Maybe, but I don’t think so. These noodles are without a broth – they’re from simple ingredients, too. You boil, drain, add in some ingredients, stir and eat. These are also considered mix noodles. Let’s mix it up and see what we get! ...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

Meet The Manufacturer: #3572: Sau Tao Xiao Qiao Rice Vermicelli Hot & Sour Soup Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3572: Sau Tao Xiao Qiao Rice Vermicelli Hot & Sour Soup Flavour - Hong Kong

Okay, I know what rice vermicelli is, but I’m unsure about Xiao Qiao. Let’s ask Wikipedia – ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3571: Sau Tao Jiangnan Style Noodle – XO Shallot Sauce – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3571: Sau Tao Jiangnan Style Noodle - XO Shallot Sauce - Hong Kong

I thought it would be a good plan to look up Jiangnan cuisine in order to impart a little more info about this variety aside from the XO Sauce reference – if you’re interested in that, look at yesterday’s review – but I found that Shanghai is in Jiangnan and got a list of notable seafood dishes from there you might find interesting and truly wonderful from Wikipedia – ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3570: Sau Tao Dried Mix Rice Vermicelli XO Sauce Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3570: Sau Tao Dried Mix Rice Vermicelli XO Sauce Flavour - Hong Kong

Oh sweet – XO Sauce! If you don’t know what this delightful flavor is – here’s something from Wikipedia – ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3569: Sau Tao Laksa Flavour Trolley Noodles – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3569: Sau Tao Laksa Flavour Trolley Noodles - Hong Kong

Hey this sounds neat – but what are Trolley Noodles anyways? All I can surmise after doing some research is that Trolley Noodles are akin to cart noodles. Basically, hawker style. Let’s open this laksa flavor variety up and take a look! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3568: Sau Tao Tom Yum Kung Flavour Ho Fan – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3568: Sau Tao Tom Yum Kung Flavour Ho Fan - Hong Kong

To start things off, I grabbed something randomly ou of the massive pile of samples I have here. These are ho fan rice noodles – thin and flat. Wikipedia had this to say – ...see full post

#3567: Hakubaku Restaurant Style Fresh Ramen Umami Miso – United States

#3567: Hakubaku Restaurant Style Fresh Ramen Umami Miso - United States

Here’s the third of three new single pack offerings from Hakubaku. Miso is a style of broth is either love or hate. I have a feeling this one isn’t going to fall into the latter category. I’ve been trying a lot of instants for a long time and really hoping this one fits the ‘approval’ bill. Let’s find out! ...see full post

#3566: Hakubaku Restaurant Style Fresh Ramen Umami Chicken Shio Flavor – United States

#3566: Hakubaku Restaurant Style Fresh Ramen Umami Chicken Shio Flavor - United States

The second of three new single pack varieties from Hakubaku. They’re a pretty neat company – they’ve sent me lots of different products. One I’ve really liked is their Mochi Barley. They also make barley tea as well. The ramen I’ve tried before, but not this specific flavor – it’s brand new! Let’s give it a try! ...see full post