Japanese scientists develop groundbreaking technique to make instant noodles taste like fresh-cooked noodles
Japanese food scientists have reportedly developed a new technique that could bring the taste of instant ramen closer to that of freshly cooked noodles’ than ever before.
What’s new: Ajinomoto Foods has come up with ready-to-microwave “frozen ramen bowls” which promise to give customers a more authentic taste experience than current instant noodles, reported the BBC.
A couple of genius sneaker and instant noodle fans have created an unofficial Air Jordan x Indomie noodle collaboration and it is now going viral online.
The unique, colorful sneaker collaboration, created by Indonesia-based illustrator and graphic designer arifwhy and Singapore/Indonesia-based sneakers and goods custom maker mr.s.custom, features the iconic color coding of the popular Indonesian brand of instant noodles (white, red, yellow, green, and blue).
It appears that all we needed to fix every broken furniture at home is a bit of ramen noodles and some adhesive, according to a series of do-it-yourself (DIY) videos from a creative Chinese artisan.
While the “Fixing Things With Ramen” videos appear to come from a variety of sources, they all have similar formats in which people use the noodles and glue to repair an assortment of items. From a damaged table surface to a busted porcelain sink, there is apparently nothing that a 3-ounce pack of ramen noodles and some adhesive can’t fix.
A company in Japan is adding some fancy zest to instant noodles by including a new special topping.
The current Heisei Period in Japan is ending in a month and instant yakisoba brand Peyoung is joining other local companies in ushering in the new Reiwa Era by offering something special for their customers.
In the New Year ad, Osaka and Nishikori are pitted against each other in what appears to be a tennis match, until it is revealed that they are actually playing a game of hanetsuki, a traditional Japanese game involving rectangular wooden bats called hagoita often played during New Year’s, according to SoraNews24.
More Chinese people are saying no to instant noodles as sales of these “convenient noodles” are plummeting while consumption of healthier alternatives are rising.
Analyst Xiao Chan has attributed the decline of instant noodles to today’s “new generation of consumers” who opt for “healthier, finer products.”
Cheap, easy to prepare and undeniably delicious, instant noodles have become a favorite food in many countries around the world despite its reputation for being unhealthy.
Also called instant ramen, the pre-cooked dried noodles packed with flavoring powder and seasoning oil, has often been criticized as a meal devoid of nutrients. Despite the meal being notoriously known to be high in carbohydrates and fat but very low in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, it has somehow retained its global popularity,
While there’s plenty of food to try when traveling abroad, many Chinese tourists can’t go anywhere without their instant noodles.
A recent study by Alitrip, Alibaba’s travel-booking arm, and wacai.com, a personal finance app, has revealed that 31.29% of Chinese tourists will bring instant noodles overseas. Another 58.24% will buy them in their destination spots, Xinhua reported.
A handsome young firefighter made jaws drop after photos of him swallowing mouthfuls of instant noodles surfaced online.
The Chinese firefighter, Bu Wenming, has been attracting attention for the impressive amount of instant noodles that he can stomach. NetEase reported that before the incident, Bu and the rest of his fire fighting team had been partaking in intensive training which lasted for two days.
An Indonesian mayor is in the news for suggesting that infants who consume canned formula and instant foods are at risk of becoming gay due to malnutrition.
Arief R. Wismansyah, the mayor of Tangerang, a city 25 kilometers west of the capital Jakarta, was speaking at a seminar on pregnancy called “The First 1,000 Days of Life for Tangerang City” at the Tangerang City Health Office on Tuesday. Arief was quoted by Okezone: