One of the things I miss from my time spent in Okinawa was venturing off the Air Force base we lived on with my girlfriends, taking a harrowing taxi ride into downtown Naha (the capital city of Okinawa), and eating huge bowls of ramen or
Ramen eggs (aka ajitsuke tamago) are eggs boiled just long enough to achieve the perfect jammy, yoke consistency then marinated anywhere from 3 hours to 3 days. They are sweet, salty, and rich with umami flavor. Perfect in a bowl of ramen, eaten as a snack, and as I recently discovered
This gluten-free Tofu Teriyaki Ramen Recipe is a wonderful vegetarian and vegan meal full of flavor and seasoning that everyone will enjoy!
When I was a teenager I lived on Okinawa, a little island about an hour’s plane ride from Japan. Okinawa has a rich and varied culture – if you ever watched the movie The Karate Kid, you know that