Wednesday, November 30, 2011

長崎お土産 (Souvenir Ramen from Nagasaki)

長崎お土産

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My High School students took their annual field trip to Nagasaki last week. Omiyage, the obligatory gifts that you need to bring back, was a given. Expecting a couple rice crackers, I begged my girls for ramen. And sure enough, 2 of my 4 classes brought me back some Nagasaki ramen. Champon to be exact. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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But how to make it? I don't actually own a stove yet at my new apartment.

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Hey Keizo, help me out!

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Walking into a ramen shop and asking them to cook a bowl that you bought somewhere else is a definite no-no. That being said, Keizo and the Bassanova crew hooked it up.

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Nice smell!

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Itadakimasu!

It was a bit salty, and the fact that there is corn in it makes it strange... but it's the thought that counts. It's actually the first time I've had champon from what I can remember. A strange type of ramen for sure. bits of seafood and vegetables are wok fried, then the soup and noodles are added together. It's almost more of a soup yakisoba than a ramen.

Thanks again! How about some reaction videos:

Brian!

Sarah!

Keizo!

Wow, we should invest in some acting lessons before we continue down this road.

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We had to try the secret Bassanova menu. If you read Go Ramen, you'll see a lot of this. The secret back fat is a great addition to the ramen. Nice work!

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And the secret pork bowl was rad. Secret sauce!

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Congrats Boom.