Lesson 1: "ramen roots"
Ramen really got its start in the late 1800s. More Chinese immigrants came to Japan around this time...and they brought with them delicious noodle dish recipes.
These recipes were adjusted and eventually evolved into ramen. The first ramen shop ever, "Rairaiken" opened in 1910 in Tokyo. Ramen is quite a young dish!
Nowadays, there's an insane amount of ramen styles! In our next lesson (after you increase in rank), we'll cover "the big 4" Ramen styles!
Did you know?
Rairaiken Ramen (3rd generation, grandson's recipe)
Until next time!!
In the 1600s, Tokugawa Mitsukuni was supposedly the first Japanese person to eat ramen (before it was known as ramen / was more of a Chinese noodle dish at the time)