While this is something that is supposed to be about a new Asian experience, I have to admit that instant noodles are an old and familiar friend. I wouldn’t say I’m an expert in the area by any stretch, but I have consumed a good few bowls in my day. If the last post was supposed to be purely experience based – documenting epiphanies with the cultural product, than this post will hopefully provide some context.
In last week’s blog I wrote about my encounter with ‘Shin Ramyun’, the kind of gold standard for instant noodles in the Korean/ Japanese style (and the best for breakfast according to this post). They were great! Everything you would want in a quick and easy snack; affordability, accessibility, little preparation, and of course they are bloody tasty.
To better understand the phenomenon that is these little bricks of fried noodles it is…
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