Ramen is such a celebrated dish around the world, it's the perfect combination of textures and flavours. It's a labour of love and certainly if anybody has gone to the trouble of making you a bowl of ramen, it must indeed be love.
This kit box of ingredients is everything you need to make a variety of different ramen dishes but we have tailored it towards our recipe for Short Rib Beef Ramen.
The key difference that separates Ramen noodles from other noodles is that they are made with alkaline salts. This gives them a springy, bouncy texture.
Instant Dashi Powder
Making your own dashi stock will give you the best results, however for pure convenience a pack of instant dashi stock will give your ramen broth character and depth of flavour - just like using chicken and veg stock does.
This Korean fermented hot pepper paste adds so much to broths and sauces, it's kind of like a spicy miso paste.
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
Drying mushrooms intensifies the flavour, they are like little flavour bombs that add umami by the spade full.
This sweet cooking wine has a sweet flavour with that's really versatile and widely used in lots of Japanese recipes.
Toasted Sesame Seeds
The flavour of sesame seeds are transformed when you toast them, they become rich and nutty and great for sprinkling on your finished dish.
La-Yu Chilli Oil
Drizzling a flavoured oil on your Ramen really brings the whole dish together and this little bottle packs a punch.
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