ramen

Sapporo’s Ramen Restaurant Shingen, Where the Ramen is Worth the Wait!

There’s a handy tip when picking where to eat in Japan; if you see queues of locals, the restaurant will give you some decent grub. Shingen ramen house in Sapporo’s Susukino district is no exception to this rule. Author’s photo Shingen Author’s photo It’s well worth a detour from the main streets of bars and…

3 Must-Try Japanese Foods for Non-Seafood Lovers!

Japan is a country well known for having amazing food, although usually when people think Japan they instantly think seafood. However if your not a big fan of seafood, whether it’s the taste, look or an allergy then there is good news! There are plenty of great foods for you to try and that, you…

5 Must-Try Specialty Dishes When Visiting Kochi

Kochi is not only famous for its autumn festivals and scenery, but also for its delicious mouth-watering food. The unique food tradition here attracts many visitors. Kochi is famous for its ‘Sawachi cuisine’ which is a culinary tradition that dates hundreds of years back. Let’s have a look at this tradition as well as the…

A Foodie’s Paradise – Asahikawa Ramen Village

Ramen is a popular Japanese noodle soup dish which you all have probably heard of. The noodles used are Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a soup based on meat or fish, with toppings like narutomaki, sliced pork, seaweed, green onions, and sometimes corn. Usually in different areas of Japan, you would be able to find…

Get a Taste of Aomori at These 3 Restaurants

The Prefecture of Aomori is defined not only by the beauty of its landscapes and mountains that give anyone who visits the area a sense of tranquility, but also by its colorful festivals and unique flavors. Just about 3.5 hours from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train), visitors of this northern province have a chance to…

Know Your Japanese Condiments!

Food in Japan is said to be some of the best. The food here comes in all forms and is prepared and cooked in many ways. But for those of you who are not native to the land of the rising sun, how familiar are you with your Japanese condiments? Japanese condiments are used in…

Ramen flavored Ice Cream, Available Only at Yokohama Cup Noodle Museum

The Yokohama Cup of Noodles museum is a well-known tourist attraction. It’s a great museum for all ages and traces the humble beginnings of the famous noodles.   ciramisu.blogspot.com/ In order to spread its popularity worldwide as fast as possible, inventor Momofuku Ando built this museum. The museum is quite interactive and includes exhibitions that…

Making Ramen Eggs: 3 essential techniques to master in the Kitchen

Eggs to ramen are like Robin is to Batman. No ramen can shine without the prince of ramen toppings! Being the supporting star of the dish, eggs not only add contrast to the noodles and broth but are also a source of protein. Most importantly, the gooey yolk and delicately seasoned egg white are what…

It’s all about Ramen: Regions, Styles and Toppings

Ramen is one of the symbols of Japanese food as we all know, but do you know the types of ramen dishes, their characteristics and where they come from? The 3 most popular types of ramen are Tokyo, Sapporo and Hakata ramens. But that means nothing to a ramen ignoramus, as ramen to him is…