Tag: january 19th

The Ramen Rater’s 3rd Annual Momofuku Ando Day

Momofuku Ando (安藤 百福) – (March 5, 1910 – January 5, 2007)

Today is January 19th, 2014 – and you know what that means? Momofuku Ando Day! In 1958, Momofuku Ando invented the very first instant noodles and started Nissin Foods. I do a special video every year to commemorate the occasion (see below). First, here’s what the Nissin Foods USA website has to say about the man: ...see full post

Show Your Noodles #21: Momofuku Ando Day Edition

Welcome to Show Your Noodles #21: The Momofuku Ando Day Edition! It’s been a couple of months since I’ve done a Show Your Noodles, mainly because I haven’t received any submissions. Well, recently people have been sending in quite a few and I thought today would be a good day to try it again. As always if you would like to participate in show Your Noodles #22, all you need to do is email a photo of anything you’ve made with instant noodles (a new recipe or a sculpture; really – go wild with it) with your first name, last initial, general location and a description of your noodles to hans@theramenrater.com. Don’t forget to check out the Momofuku Ando Day 2013 post – worked hard on that one! With that, let’s check out some noodles! My wife judges them – here we go! ...see full post