Would you like to make vegan ramen using delicious Japanese dried shiitake mushrooms? Make everything from scratch, from the noodles to the soup! Even vegan soup, which is often less flavorful, can be totally delicious when you know which ingredients to use, and how best to cook it!
Did you know you can make your own ramen noodles? After this class, you’ll be able to make them yourself. Each participant will make their own serving of ramen noodles. The ideal bowl of vegan ramen is healthy and packed with plenty of vegetables, and we’ll show you the best techniques to use when making it.
In this workshop, we will be using shiitake mushrooms from SUGIMOTO Shiitake, a renowned shiitake wholesaler in Miyazaki Prefecture, in Japan. We will also teach you the best way to rehydrate dried shiitake mushrooms and use their additive-free shiitake powder, something that can be hard to find from other vendors. There are tricks to using the powder, so if you’re not familiar with it, come and learn!
• Noodles: Bread flour, salt, water, baking soda, cornstarch
• Soup: Kombu, rehydrated shiitake mushroom liquid, shiitake powder, white miso, red miso, barley miso, sesame paste, peanut butter, soy milk, salt
• Bean sprouts: Red chili pepper, sesame oil, black pepper, salt, soy sauce
• Dried Shiitake: Garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar
• Green onions
About the Instructor
After graduating from Ecole Tsuji Tokyo Japanese Culinary Master College in 2012, Ms. Matsumoto completed the FFCC Basic French Cuisine Course. She started a cooking class at home after graduation. While working as a speech therapist, she also honed her skills at a Michelin one-star Japanese restaurant in Tokyo and a French restaurant in Kagurazaka. Additionally, she has a deep knowledge of Indian spices.