Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
“I'm impressed by the amount of flavors this bowl contained.”
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 Max D. from CA about Nongshim and here's what he had to say:
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.
I'm at a loss for words ... no wait that's just the spicy kick! Wow that broth really packs a punch! It doesn't creep up at all, it's in your face right from the beginning. I used parmesan cheese packets to take the edge off and it's really good. I thought it was too much at first but it's addicting so I found a way to mellow the spice levels. Just like cream cheese in a jalapeno popper; a seemingly odd pairing ends up a winner in my book.
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)?
I think I will have to go back and try other cheese and dairy combinations. Western influence on an Eastern staple.
What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
I'm impressed by the amount of flavors this bowl contained. The best flavor is definitely the shitake mushrooms.
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.
I poured boiling water in the bowl and after the initial taste I added 2 packets of grated parmesan cheese. I have found that if you add parmesan too early it will clump together and stick to the fork.
If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
If you can handle spicy food, then I will recommend this as is. However, if you are a bit more on the tame side, I suggest cheese or heavy cream.
Thanks for your feedback, Max D., glad you liked it.
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