A comic book cookbook with accessible ramen recipes for the home cook, from simple weeknight broths to weekend project stocks and homemade noodles, with recipe contributions and tips from notable ramen chefs.
HUGH AMANO is a chef and writer. He was the creative consultant and opening sous chef at Abraham Conlon's Chicago exploration of Macanese cuisine, Fat Rice. Hugh is a graduate of The University of Colorado and New England Culinary Institute. SARAH BECAN is a comics artist, author, illustrator, and designer based in Chicago, and the creator of I Think You're Sauceome, a food-centric autobiographical webcomic. Her work has appeared in various publications, including Saveur, Eater.com, Rodale's Organic Life, StarChefs, and Tasting Table.
"Let's Make Ramen! not only lays out how to make ramen in an accessible way, but it also packs in a wealth of information about ramen and Japanese culture. You come away with a real understanding of what makes ramen so special." - Ivan Orkin, author of Ivan Ramen
"As a ramen aficionado and lover of comics, I've waited for a
book like this forever! This book is filled to the brim with
in-depth knowledge of ramen told through mouthwatering,
easy-to-digest comics. Reading Let's Make Ramen! is as
delightful and satisfying as slurping a delicious bowl of ramen." -
Robin Ha, author and illustrator of Cook Korean!
"This book is a gorgeously illustrated love letter to ramen. It'll walk your feet to the ramen-ya before you've finished the first section." - Lucy Knisley, author and illustrator of Relish and French Milk
"From exposing technique to preaching etiquette, Let's Make Ramen! is a ramen revelation! This beautifully illustrated cookbook will slurp all your senses and leave you crushed. A must-own for all of us ramen freaks!" - Keizo Shimamoto, chef/owner of Ramen Shack "Beware: This book is so compelling, and it so simply facilitates the ramen process from start to finish, that instead of happily lazing around on your day off, you'll be itching to cook ramen for yourself!" - Bjorn Shen, chef/owner of Artichoke "What I love about Let's Make Ramen! is that it touches on the tradition of ramen, while giving people practical means to recreate their own unique bowls at home." - Tory Miller, James Beard Award-winning chef and noodle slinger