* you can add more or less, depend on how tick you want your soup.
1/2 tsp salt (if necessary)
1. In a pressure cooking pot, heat vegetable oil until hot. Add garlic, ginger and fry until just fragrant. Add the beef and cook for a few min. Then add onion, carrot and stir-fry for about 5 min or until slightly wilted.
2. Add water (1L) and beef bouillon cube. Put the lid on and lock the pressure cooker. Turn the heat to high. Once the pressure builds up, turn the heat down to low and cook at high pressure for about 8 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the pressure come down naturally.
3. Remove the lid, add another 800ml water. Add the seasoning (hondashi powder, soy sauce, mirin, curry powder, sugar and - optionnaly - salt.
4. Add the curry roux and bring the pot to a boil. Dissolve the roux completely. Make sure you stir once in a while so the curry will not get burnt on the bottom. Your curry soup is ready.
5. Cook noodles according to the package instructions. Meanwhile, serve curry soup in a serving bowl. Immediately place the cooked noodles in the curry soup. Top up with chopped scallion and cheese if you want. Serve hot!
1. In a cooking pot, add 500g water and bring it to a boil.
2. Add sake/wine and pork, bring it to a boil again. Simmer for a few minutes until pork is no more pink.
3. Remove the pork on the plate and set aside. Keep the water in which you boiled the pork to make the soup. Strain the broth through a fine sieve into a bowl and set aside.
4. In a large cooking pot, heat lard and cook the garlic until fragrant. Add the boiled pork and cook lightly. Remove from the heat.
5. You can brown the pork with a kitchen torch if you have one (optional).
6. Now add the broth in the cooking pot with the cooked pork, add soy milk and another 500g water.
7. Add the seasoning ingredients and bring it to a boil. Skim off the top foamy layer.
Now we put it all together :
8. Boil the noodles according to the package directions, drain them very well and divide the noodle into four serving bowl. Pour the hot soup over the noodle. Top with some vegetable and eggs of your choice. Sprinkle some ground toasted sesame seeds to taste.
1. Hand whisk together the flour, gluten and tapioca in your stand mixer bowl. Fit it with the dough hook.
2. In a small cup, add water, salt and baking soda. Mix well until dissolved.
3. Slowly drizzle in water, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed, mix at the lowest speed until the dough comes together into a shaggy dough.
4. Transfer the dough out to a floured surface and knead by hand. Shape it into a rough ball. Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit for about 1 hour.
5. Divide into 6 equal pieces on the work surface. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Do not worry if the dough is not smooth at this stage.
6. Fit the Pasta Roller onto the KitchenAid mixer. Set it to position 1 (thickest). Flatten by hand one dough piece into a rough rectangle about 1.5 cm thick. Process at speed 1 and slowly feed one piece of dough through the Roller. Feed it through again several times until the dough is silky and smooth. You may fold it in half before running it through. It takes me about 10 times or more usually. In the beginning the dough will be ragged. As you continue, after more runs, it will get silky and smooth alright.
7. Once the dough is smooth, turn dial to the next thickness setting 2 and run the dough through once or twice. Repeat (once or twice) at each following position until you reach setting 4 or 5. Roll out the dough to your desired thickness.
8. Repeat with the rest of dough balls.
9. Now attach the Spaghetti Cutter and run dough through to cut. Dust generously the noodles with katakuriko/potato starch to coat and gently shape into serving sized bundles. Place on the prepared plate. Repeat with the remaining dough pieces.
10. Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit in the fridge for 1~2 days. You can skip this steps if you want to use them on the same day.
11. Start boiling a large pot of water. Boil the noodles for 2~3min until you get the texture you like. Serve with hot soup!
If you want to use the noodle for YAKISOBA, first steam the noodles for about 5~6min and boil for 1~2min. Wash with cold water to remove the slimy bits from the noodles.
ONE POINT ADVICE - if you cannot get your hands on these noodles
Use "Barilla Capellini No. 1". While cooking them, just add 1 tbsp of baking soda in the boiling water (1 tbsp baking soda per 1 liter of water). The pasta will turn more Ramen-like, and that's all you need to do. It is quite helpful when you are busy :-)
For the topping idea, chicken, beef, ham, onsen tamago, vegetable etc...
1. In a cooking pot, heat 1/2 tbsp oil and fry the garlic until fragrant. Add the water and bring it to a boil. Add ingredients A to season. The soup is done.
2. Boil the noodles according to the package directions, drain them very well and divide the noodles into four serving bowl. Pour the hot soup over the noodle. Top with anything you like.