Let's Make Ramen!: A Comic Book Cookbook

Let's Make Ramen!: A Comic Book Cookbook Book Details

A comic book cookbook with accessible ramen recipes for the home cook, including simple weeknight bowls, weekend project stocks, homemade noodles, and an array of delicious accompaniments, with insights and tips from notable ramen luminaries.

Playful and instructive, this hybrid cookbook/graphic novel introduces the history of ramen and provides more than 40 recipes for everything you need to make the perfect bowl at home including tares, broths, noodles, and toppings. Authors Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan present colorful, humorous, and easy-to-follow comics that fully illustrate the necessary steps and ingredients for delicious homemade ramen. Along the way, they share preparation shortcuts that make weeknight ramen a reality; provide meaty tidbits on Japanese culinary traditions; and feature words of wisdom, personal anecdotes, and cultural insights from eminent ramen figures such as chef Ivan Orkin and Ramen Adventures' Brian MacDuckston. Recipes include broths like Shio, Shoyu, Miso, and Tonkotsu, components such as Onsen Eggs, Chashu, and Menma, and offshoots like Mazemen, Tsukemen, and Yakisoba. Ideal for beginners, seasoned cooks, and armchair chefs alike, this comic book cookbook is an accessible, fun, and inviting introduction to one of Japan's most popular and iconic dishes.

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    Let's Make Ramen!: A Comic Book Cookbook Reviews

  • Tina Haigler

    Man...making ramen from scratch is intense! It's definitely not for the faint of heart.This graphic novel for making ramen is awesome! It breaks everything down into very simple to understand (if not ...

  • Gabrielle

    When the weather gets a little cold, I do love a nice, big comforting bowl of soup. And when I dont have a ton of time or energy left at the end of the day, I often end up making some ramen: theres al...

  • Catherine

    While this book is entertaining, I'm (a) just not THAT into ramen and (b) unable to eat most of the combinations as I don't eat meat. (This book is super meat-centric.) This is a serious. ramen. cook...

  • Brittany

    This was actually an incredibly fun graphic novel/cookbook. This is so awesomely done. I thoroughly enjoyed reading a story about delicious food and learning the history and the depth of ways to make ...

  • Nadine Jones

    This review covers only part of the book. Because this is a cookbook, I read only a few pages at a time, so I did not have a chance to finish it before my library copy was due.I love the idea of this ...

  • MrsJoseph *grouchy*

    Totally just ordered it at the library. I always "taste test" my cookbooks first. Cookbooks are so very personal...but I L O V E (LOVE) ramen! Sadly, I live in an area where it's super hard to get goo...

  • vonblubba

    I wasn't really convinced about the idea of a comic book cookbook. And yet, it works. Recipes and techniques are easy to understand and accurate. It's essential, but it contains every info you need to...

  • Nicole

    Really neat idea for a cookbook! I picked it up out of curiosity, but it really works. Having the images along with the instructions was very helpful. I also especially enjoyed the history of ramen th...

  • Laura

    Great guide for anyone interested in ramen. Clear and cute art with beautiful muted but rich colors. Very explicit and well-explained recipes. Not for the faint of heart, but definitely approachable b...

  • Stewart Tame

    As far as I'm concerned, the world needs more food-related graphic novels. And, according to her bio in the back of the book, Sarah Becan shares this dream. I definitely want to track down more of her...