Month: December 2015

shoyu ramen

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I’m not ashamed to admit I love ramen. I adore the soupy comfort that can be found in a bowl of steamy broth and noodles cooked to perfection. There’s nothing quite like a hot bowl of ramen to warm you during the winter months. My fascination with ramen first began when I watched a ramen eating challenge. The petite Japanese woman sat at her table with excited anticipation as a steaming mountain of noodles surrounded by a rich hot broth was carried to her from the kitchen. I watched in awe as she methodically began to devour the monstrous 5kg bowl of noodles, beansprouts and sliced chashu. Admittedly it was excessive, but it was intriguing to see someone eat so much in one meal. “How is this possible?”, I asked myself, unable to look away. Perhaps if the noodles were really delicious. Those noodles did look pretty good. And so began my quest to find The Perfect Ramen. To be honest, it has probably been more of a ramen journey than a quest, because I …