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Meet The Manufacturer: #2155: Jingqi Aloe Vera Guan Mian Purple Sweet Potato Noodles With Spicy Miso Sauce

Today, we bid a fond farewell to Jingqi at the end of this Meet The Manufacturer. Lots of great flavors and the noodles! Well, let’s delve into this final variety!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, boil noodles for 4 – 5 minutes. Add sauce to a bowl and add 2 – 3 tablespoons of water and stir. Drain noodles and add in sauce. Stir and enjoy!

The noodles.

The sauce sachet.

Definitely has a spicy miso scent.

Lunchtime (click to enlarge)!

Finished (click to enlarge). Added fried egg, spring onion, green bell pepper and broccoli. The noodles were fantastic – I really like this with and thickness – chewy yet wide and thin. The sauce cots well and had a nice miso taste and a very strong spiciness. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 4715898976110.

Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan

A very old documentary on Taiwan.

Meet The Manufacturer: #2153: Jingqi Aloe Vera Guan Mian Pumpkin Noodles With Basil Sauce

I liked the black eyes beans noodle version of this one with the basil sauce quite a bit, however I’ve been excited to try it with this style noodle as well! Let’s check it out!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, boil noodles for 4 – 5 minutes. Add sauce to a bowl and add 2 – 3 tablespoons of water and stir. Drain noodles and add in sauce. Stir and enjoy!

The noodles.

The sauce sachet.

Has a nice basil scent.

Lunchtime (click to enlarge)!

Finished (click to enlarge). Added shallots, clams, shrimp and spring onion. As in the other varieties, these noodles are spectacular – thin and broad, bringing a nice chewiness to the table. The basil taste is nice – wish were a little stronger. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 4715898976103.

Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan

A documentary about the Taipei 101, one of the world’s tallest buildings.

Meet The Manufacturer: #2151: Jingqi Aloe Vera Guan Mian Original Noodles With Sesame Sauce

In the last review of this style of noodle, I really liked its breadth and thinness. Curious to see how it plays with a sesame sauce. Let’s find out!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, boil noodles for 4 – 5 minutes. Add sauce to a bowl and add 2 – 3 tablespoons of water and stir. Drain noodles and add in sauce. Stir and enjoy!

The noodles.

The sauce sachet.

Has a very dark look to it.

Lunchtime (click to enlarge)!

Finished (click to enlarge). Added spring onion, enoki mushrooms and broccoli. The wide noodles have an exceptionally good chewiness and are thin as well – love this stuff! The sesame taste was rich and not overdone. Delicate and gourmet. 4.75 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 4715898976097.

Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan

I hope to someday go to Taiwan (well, I’ve been to Taiwan 4 times now, just not outside of Taoyuan airport) and try some of this great food!

Meet The Manufacturer: #2149: Jingqi Aloe Vera Guan Mian Cyanobacteria Noodles With Ginger Oil Sauce

Not often do I come across a noodle product with the word ‘bacteria’ in the title, but I am definitely not fearful of it. I found this post about cyanobacteria, also known as spirulina/blue green algae. Very interesting! Let’s give it a try!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, boil noodles for 4 – 5 minutes. Add sauce to a bowl and add 2 – 3 tablespoons of water and stir. Drain noodles and add in sauce. Stir and enjoy!

Wide noodles.

The sauce sachet.

Has a rich scent.

Lunchtime (click to enlarge)!

Finished (click to enlarge). Added shallot and chashu pork. The noodles are very broad and also very thin. They have a very good chewiness – extremely good. The flavor is excellent too – almost like a ginger with a salty and sugary element thrown in that makes everything so nice. Rich and luxuriant. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.  EAN bar code 4715898976127.

Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan

A night market in Taiwan.