A Chinese noodle dish which consists of a big bowl of watery but flavoursome soup containing noodles, vegetables and occasionally meat. Other common ingredients include seaweed, egg, tofu and Japanese fishcake. Pronounced 'rah-men'
Japanese noodle dish of Chinese origins. It is served with a variety of toppings, such as sliced pork (ãƒãƒ£ãƒ¼ã‚·ãƒ¥ãƒ¼ chÄshÅ«), seaweed, kamaboko, green onions and even corn. Almost every locality, or prefecture, in Japan has its own variation of ramen, from the tonkotsu ramen of KyÅ«shÅ« to the miso ramen of HokkaidÅ.