Tag Archives: Ramen

Ramen Pork

Ramen Pork (Char Siu)

I believe Char Siu is the most important ingredient of Ramen.  The word of Char Siu is Chinese and it means Roast Pork.  Chinese Roast Pork is called “Char Siu” even in Japan, and it is also called “Yaki Buta (literally, Roast Pork).  But as a Ramen topping, it is always called as “Char Siu.” […]

Ja Ja Men - Udon

Miso Sauce Ramen (Ja Ja Men)

Ja Ja Men is originally a Chinese food called “Zha Jiang Mian.”  I think its name comes from the sound of “Zha Jiang Mian.” In Japan, it was added some arranges such as adding sugar.  So it tastes both sweetness of sugar and salty of miso.  We use Ramen noodles and also use other Japanese […]

Hiyashi Chuka

Cold Style Ramen (Hiyashi Chuka)

Japanese summer is hot and very humid.  In Tokyo downtown, we usually move with using train and walk, so we sweat.  This hot and humid weather starts around mid of May.  In June, we have 5th season which is rainy season called “Tsuyu” for about 1 month.  This kind of weather will ends around th […]