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Thanks for your feedback, Tony M., 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 Tony M. from VA 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.
Tony M.:  Smells fantastic as soon as I pulled off the lid there was a nice smell of mushrooms rooms that made it seem almost like a fresh bowl of noodles. The broth has a very pleasant flavor you can taste a vegetable that comes through with a little bit of spice that is not too overwhelming. The only problem that I had was that the noodles were disappointing they were rubbery, I mean the taste was fine just the texture missed the mark.
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)?
Tony M.:  Really I enjoyed the flavor but I would have like to have seen more dried vegetables in it. Also I would change the noodles to something that cooked a little better and didn't end up rubbery.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Tony M.:  I really like the smell of it, it gave a really nice first impression that made me think that it was almost fresh. The flavor was very nice and actually comparable to some ramen stands that I have been to in Japan verse most other ramen brands really just taste like MSG and do not really have a distant flavor.
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.
Tony M.:  First I removed the lid all the way (by accident) and then add the seasoning mix. I heated my kettle and got the water to were it was just starting to boil. Then I added the hot water to the noddles and cover with a plastic lid because I had pulled the paper one off fully and I let it set for 3 min.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Tony M.:  The heat is pleasant. It's spicy enough to leave a little tingle on your lips and back of your throat but it's not overwhelmingly hot.
“Smells fantastic as soon as I pulled off the lid there was a nice smell of mushrooms rooms that made it seem almost like a fresh bowl of noodles. ”
— Tony M.,  VA

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