Menma, Chinese bamboo
What is it?
Shinachiku are seasoned, fermented bamboo shoots that are mainly produced in China but most commonly used as a topping for Japanese ramen.
The key to the success of this traditional ramen is the slow-cooked, intensely savory Japanese-style broth. Paired with the full-flavored braised pork belly, marinated eggs, and noodles, it makes a…