Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
Thanks for your feedback, Jerry V, glad you liked it.
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Deliciously spicy and perfectly affordable, the Nongshim Shin Cup is an ideal pick for on-the-go eating. You'll love the bright, satisfying heat and mix of flavors in this gourmet ramen. It's a quick-prepare soup that's just as good at home (with extras like a cracked egg and veggies) as it is on your lunch break (ready in a flash). All you have to do is wait for 3 minutes — stir well + serve. These shin cups are versatile and so simple to make.
We talked to Jerry V from CA about Nongshim and here's what he had to say:
Q: Describe the different flavor notes that you taste in the broth, the texture of the noodles, and overall taste of the noodles in the broth.
Jerry V: As the smell of a ramen noodle soup filled the air in my kitchen, the rumblings of my inner demon could not withhold its appetite any longer. Opening up the warm lid brought a tantalizing steam cloud of spice. In that moment a flood of water engulfed my mouth. Taking my first fork full, I received a mixture of moderately mixed spices, enjoyably bitter onion, and a serenely soft stream of noodles. It made me feel fulfilled, the spiciness represented on the package was directly present in the meal itself - it said what it would do for me and for that I am fulfilled.
Q: How would you choose to enhance your mealtime experience of the Shin Cup (e.g. what would you add to it, or what recipes would you make with it)?
Jerry V: I would add boiled and diced carrots and broccoli. If I have it, I would also add other types of cooked noodles, because mixing noodles is a pleasant combo for me.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Jerry V: What really separated the shin cup from other cups was the seasoning included. Any company can provide simple noodles, what makes a cup of noodles is the seasoning and shin really got the spiciness of it down. Not overly or underly spicy, and I like that.
Q: Describe how you prepared the Shin Cup, the level of convenience in preparing it, and your thoughts on its ease of preparation on-the-go.
Jerry V: It was very easy to set up the cup. Most people use microwaves, but I much prefer just boiling water and letting it sit in the cup. I feel boiled water soaks in better that microwaved water.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Jerry V: If you follow proper procedure you can have the most ideal levels of heat, but that requires a level of small patience. As far as spiciness goes, it provided an even and well tempered amount of spiciness. Enjoyably consistent levels of spiciness await those who try this cup.
“Enjoyably consistent levels of spiciness await those who try this cup.”