Ramen Heads

The movie premiers in Austin this week and I could not be more excited.  I’m also laying down some usable Youtube footage for the up and coming Uncommon Ramen Youtube Channel. Exciting stuff! I am so stoked!  

The Process of Making Ramen

I love watching B-Roll of ramen restaurants. It’s one of the main reasons I will watch documentaries on ramen. One of my favorites is here, on a channel I supported through Patreon. It’s one of the main reasons I am so jazzed for the upcoming Ramen Heads film. If you haven’t heard much about it,…

The New Plan

Basically it’s intermittent fasting plus calorie counting. Macros to come later. Keto? Maybe.   I want to only eat when hungry and I want the meals I do eat to be of value. I have found myself eating mindlessly recently and that ain’t good. I love fasting because it forces me to re-evaluate food and…

Body by Ramen

Yes it’s a result, but maybe not what we are looking for.   I have seen knobs of butter and spoons of lard disappear into soups and broths that do not go down the drain. They go somewhere. Empty bowls fill the sink but not the broth… I have flavored porkfat and schmaltz with garlic…

Cleaning up (boring, I know)

So if you have been keeping track I have been doing one style of ramen each week. That means some poor animal is sacrificed to the gods of ramen. Bones are split and blanched. Fat is rendered and flavored.  Broth is simmered and stored. Eggs are in constant motion. Toppings are crisped up and seasoned….

I can Shoyu the world….

Seriously. I can show you all about ramen. As I learn, I will show.   I wanted something light where I could actually drink the broth without serious cardiovascular concerns. I wanted to try out my new chicken char-su technique. I wanted to play around with a double soup shoyu ramen. I think I did…