I will teach you three tips for eating ramen deliciously as a Japanese person.
Do you know the correct way to eat ramen?
Introducing the types of ramen and places where you can eat delicious ramen.
There are many pictures of Japanese ramen.
Types of ramen
Soy source ramen
Use soup with miso added to “dashi”.
Miso is also a traditional seasoning of washoku.
Often contains vegetables.
Miso goes well with butter and corn.
These toppings are often included.
The color is brown or white and cloudy.
Miso includes red miso and white miso.
Generally, red miso is salty.
White miso has low salt and sweetness.
Miso ramen is made by mixing these miso.
There are miso ramen of various colors.
Use a soup with salt added to “dashi”.
Sometimes a small amount of sake or soy sauce is added.
We can taste taste of “dashi” well.
The color of the soup is almost transparent.
The taste of the ingredients comes out as it is.
It is a ramen that is difficult to make deliciously.
This ramen is made from “dashi” made with tonkotsu.
The color is cloudy white.
There are a variety of flavors, from simple to rich.
There is a peculiar smell of pork bone.
An important “dashi” for ramen
Ramen makes “dashi” first.
Mix this “dashi” with soy sauce, miso, and salt.
The soup is now complete.
Mix soy sauce with “dashi” to make soy sauce ramen.
Mix miso with “dashi” to make miso ramen.
Mix salt with “dashi” to make salted ramen.
It is important for all soups to be “dashi”.
“Dashi” is delicious and delicious ramen.
“Dashi” is a long-simmered ingredient that has a delicious taste.
There are various materials used for “dashi”.
This material is used for tonkotsu ramen.
You can make rich “dashi” with a lot of gelatin.
Oil is easy to come out because there is much fat.
There is a peculiar smell of pork bone.
“Dashi”, which has been boiled for a long time, becomes cloudy.
This is due to the emulsified oil.
Tonkotsu ramen often uses this cloudy white soup stock.
Bird bone can be used to make “dashi” with a light taste.
It is often used for soy sauce ramen.
There is much glutamic acid in the umami ingredient.
This ingredient is the source of the ramen’s taste.
Bonito flakes are cooked, smoked and dried.
Remove this and put it in hot water.
This transfers the umami of the fish to the hot water.
Bonito flakes are the most famous “dashi” material in Japan.
Also used for Washoku miso soup.
We make “dashi” from kelp.
I often use bonito and kelp together.
Because the umami is strong.
“Dashi”, which uses bones, needs to be extinguished.
Use onions, garlic and ginger.
We sometimes add sweetness using carrots, cabbage and apples.
The sweetness of the vegetables is very delicious.
Ingredients for ramen
roasted pork fillet
Pork stewed with soy sauce-based soup.
This pork is sliced and served.
It is the most popular ingredient in ramen.
Seasoning varies from store to store.
Light to dark taste.
Rose meat and peach meat.
You can enjoy different tastes depending on the store.
Barbecued noodles are soy sauce ramen with a lot of barbecued pork.
Menma is an ingredient in most ramen.
Menma is a type of bamboo.
The texture is firm and you can enjoy a unique texture.
It is mainly seasoned with soy sauce.
The taste and size vary from store to store.
Leek is also an ingredient in most ramen.
There are green onions of green color and white onions of white color.
Green onions are a little sweet and have the scent of green onions.
Often used in the Kansai and Kyushu regions.
Suitable for thick soups such as pork bone soup.
White leek has a spicy taste.
Often used in the Kanto region.
Goes well with soy sauce ramen.
The boiled egg becomes the ingredient of ramen.
Seasoned with soy sauce.
Some ramen do not contain eggs.
There are many stores that can be ordered as toppings.
Black laver is also a ramen ingredient.
Nori is an ingredient often used in washoku.
It smells of nori.
There is not much taste.
You can eat it as it is or with it.
Nori is a black sheet.
Some seaweed is floating in the soup.
Let’s eat this laver with soup.
Basic how to eat ramen
You can eat ramen from noodles, ingredients, or anything.
You can also drink soup.
You can drink all the soup, but the salt is high.
It is better to leave soup for health.
Use chopsticks and ”renge” .
”renge” is a spoon made of earthenware.
If you can’t use chopsticks, you can use a fork.
Please bring your own fork and spoon as they are not in the store.
Ramen is hot.
Eat noodles little by little.
Eat ramen as soon as it is served.
Over time, the noodles become softer.
There is a cold ramen called “Tsukemen” in Japan.
Cold noodles and warm sauce come out.
Eat noodles with sauce.
It is the same way of eating as “Mori soba” of Washoku.
Sauce contains ingredients.
Please eat the ingredients.
Sauce is thicker than ramen soup.
I do not drink sauce.
After eating the noodles, we sometimes add “split soup” and drink the sauce.
Where to eat ramen
Ramen specialty store
To eat ramen, a ramen specialty store is common.
Eat ramen at the counter or table.
Prices range from 600 yen to 1000 yen.
Look at the menu and place an order.
Ramen is made after receiving an order.
Ramen comes out as early as 5 minutes.
Popular stores can have a line.
In this case, you may have to wait more than 30 minutes.
After you finish eating, do the accounting.
There are also shops that buy and order meal tickets.
Decide which ramen you want to order when you buy a meal ticket.
You can buy instant noodles at convenience stores.
Instant noodles cost around 200 yen.
Recommended is “CUP NOODLE”.
The best selling instant noodles in Japan.
There are various flavors such as soy sauce flavor and curry flavor.
Just add the hot water and wait 3 minutes.
Recommended when you want to eat ramen easily.
For other instant noodles, add ingredients before adding hot water.
You need to add soup after adding hot water.
It’s difficult to make it because I don’t know which one to put.
3 tips to eat Japanese ramen deliciously
Eat ramen before the noodles become soft
Eat the ramen offered at the store as soon as possible.
Ramen noodles become softer over time.
The softened noodles are not very delicious.
Eat ramen as soon as it is served so that you can enjoy the texture of the noodles.
Try drinking only ramen soup
The taste of ramen is determined by the soup.
Let’s taste the taste of soup by drinking only ramen soup.
I think the taste is different from when you eat it with noodles.
Ramen can be eaten without using chopsticks
Ramen can also be eaten with a fork.
If you can’t use chopsticks, try eating ramen with a fork.
Even Japanese people who cannot use chopsticks eat ramen with a fork.
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