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Review: Foodies Festival Brighton

Foodies Festival, Hove Lawns, Brighton Visited: 1st May 2017 I’ve never actually been to a proper food festival before. Shocking, I know. So I was excited when I saw that The Foodies Festival was going to be right on my doorstep in Brighton and hurriedly booked tickets for it. When the day came around, the […]

Review: Shogun Ramen, Prince Albert St, Brighton

Shogun Ramen, 13 Prince Albert St, Brighton BN1 1HE Visited: 29th January 2017 We were due to go to London for the Chinese New Year celebrations, but due to poor weather forecast and the trains being disrupted, we decided to go to Brighton instead and go to Shogun Ramen, somewhere I have been keen to […]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Miso Ramen

The idea of combining two of my favourite things- ramen and chocolate- had been brewing for some time. When I got my Kitchenaid spiralizer for Christmas I realised using it to make pear noodles and topping it with a rich chocolate sauce would make a fantastic dessert. The addition of white miso gives a slightly […]

Healthy January Salmon Miso Ramen with courgette noodles

I thought for January it would be good to create a healthier, lighter ramen recipe to detox the body after the indulgence of Christmas. Also, as I got a spiralizer attachment for my Kitchenaid artisan mixer for Christmas, I was keen to try vegetable noodles in ramen. The spiralizer is fast becoming my favourite kitchen […]

What I got for Christmas 2016

All of my family and friends are aware that I am a massive foodie and particularly love Japanese food and ramen so I am lucky that I quite often get all sorts of exciting gifts along the theme. This year was no exception so I thought I would share with you some of the great […]

The Ramen Girl Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is coming and this is my guide to the perfect presents for foodies who love Japanese and Asian food, drink and culture. I always feel that just creating the food isn’t enough- I want authentic recipes, tableware, accompaniments too. Many of the gifts listed were bought for me and hunted out by family members, […]

Review: Product- Fun Soy soy sauces

Available in Truffle, Lemongrass and Chipotle £6.50 per 250ml bottle from Harvey Nichols I first heard about Fun Soy soy sauce on Twitter and was really intrigued. I have to admit to being a bit blasé about soy sauce, often stingily substituting Japanese soy sauce or tamari for cheaper Chinese light and dark soy sauce, […]

Review: Shibuya Japanese Restaurant, Soho, London

Shibuya, 110 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 5EJ Visited: Saturday 22nd October 2016 I think I originally heard about Shibuya seeing pictures of their iced desserts on Instagram, but once I had done a little more research and discovered that Shibuya was well known not only for its desserts, but also for its authentic Japanese […]