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Product Review: Nagasaki Saru Udon

8 Feb

Hi guys!

Personal statements suck, so now I’m here writing a blog post! Yayyy!

Tonight I decided to make this:

OMG doesn't it look good?

For those of you who have some ties to Hawaii, you’ll realize that it has some resemblance to a local favorite: Chinese cake noodle! For those of you who don’t know what that is, here’s a picture (from my nomshot section!):

The preparation is more labor intensive than most other instant noodle products since you actually have to add vegetables and meat to the sauce…well, I guess you DON’T have to, but it would be retarded to just eat the noodles with the gravy.

Anyways, here’s how the noodles look after taking it out of the package:

Oooh I could just snack on this!

I opted to stir fry some chicken thigh meat, carrots, onions, green onions, and Amano’s Vegetable Tempura before adding the sauce mixture.

The sauce/gravy before it thickens

Notice how the liquid looks like really crappy canned chicken noodle soup? Well, that changes so do not fear! After it reaches a bubble it thickens and turns into a clear gravy!

Now it's starting to look really good!

And how does it look once once the gravy meets the noodles? Like this!


And for those of you who are wondering, no, I did not eat that all in one sitting. That’s just disgusting. This is my portion:


Just ignore the money in the background. I forgot to move it out of the way. Anyways, after eating my portion of the meal, I would give this a solid TWO THUMBS UP! The noodles are on the thinner side so they get soggy quite quickly, but you can easily prevent this by only pouring some of the sauce onto the noodles at once.

That’s all for now folks!

Oh, by the way! I finally got a yelp account! So for the like, two souls, that read my blog, you can friend me on yelp! I’m Chantelle “Chumbawumba” T.


What happens when you blogsurf hungry…

28 Oct

Never visit food blogs on an empty stomach. You will deeply regret it, especially if the photos are of foods thousands of miles away. Let me tell you, it will leave you with an aching in your belly and a somewhat depressed level of happy hormones (aka endorphins).

Let me retrace my steps for you now so you can suffer with me–we’re in this together.

1. This post on Shao Bing You Tiao on Seriouseats.com:




With my interest piqued, I, of course, clicked on the link to this guy’s blog. Bad idea.

2. Oyster Omeletes on myinnerfatty.com:


Now I really want to hop in my car for a quick trip to Monterey Park/good ol’ San Gabriel Valley. And of course, being me, I couldn’t stop at that…

3. I can taste it on my tongue already…thanks myinnerfatty.com:



Gosh darn it! Now I REALLY want to go to SGV (San Gabriel Valley)…but dim sum won’t be served again until 11AM tomorrow.

Now at this point, I’m quite hungry and nearing the grouchy threshold so I am going to take a short break from foodblog surfing.

Be back later, La Poubelle.


-Chumbawamba (I think this suits my mood quite well right now.)