Let's Make Ramen!: A Comic Book Cookbook

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

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.

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

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

  • Gabrielle

    When the weather gets a little cold, I do love a nice, big comforting bowl of soup. And when I don’t have a ton of time or energy left at the end of the day, I often end up making some ramen: thereâ...

  • Ben Truong

    Let's Make Ramen!: A Comic Book Cookbook is a graphic novel cookbook written by Hugh Amano and illustrated by Sarah Becan. It celebrates ramen in a fun and accessible graphic guide.The book is divided...

  • 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...

  • Linda

    I don't read comics and don't eat ramen much since the broths are usually too rich for me, but I sure liked this book! It's a fun way to learn about ramen and has a lot of recipes, including for broth...

  • Matt Fitz

    Great artwork and great intro to world of ramen!A fun read and a simple overview of making ramen for the uninitiated and easily intimidated. Wojtek be ready to open your own ramen-ya but can get close...

  • Courtney Goodzinski

    3.5 stars. This cookbook is definitely unique in that it is a comic book and not only provides some delicious looking recipes, but also discusses the history of Ramen and how it has transformed over t...

  • Marisa

    This book is fabulous! Learning about the history of ramen was cool in of itself - I didn’t realize that this included recipes for making every single component of ramen at home. This was a beautifu...

  • Margaux

    This book really does have everything. For those who want a truly unique graphic novel, and those who love ramen. Recipes are broken up with vignettes about various ingredients, anecdotes about the hi...

  • Russ Clegg

    If you are curious not just about how to make a bowl of Ramen, but how to really construct one from the ground floor up and how it relates the food culture of Japan, this is a great book! Has some sho...

  • Shira

    5 stars: in a perfect world, every cookbook would be a comic book cookbook.3 stars: in a perfect world, every comic book cookbook would have more than one vegetarian option (almost everything in this ...