[Somen] Shiraga

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Somen hand-made by Miwa Yamamoto somen artisans who boast the finest skills. This item boasts fineness superior to other somen noodles, and you could say that they are noodle artwork. So fine - a 10g strand makes around 300 noodles. Superb, aged (2-year) Shiraga with superb fineness. These ultra-fine Shiraga noodles are often used in the soups of high-quality restaurants.

These have been made with commitment for more than 290 years, and have 3 unique features!
1. Thinness: Traditional hand-pulling techniques are still used painstakingly in various steps.
Yamamoto's somen are carefully crafted over a period of around 36 hours using hand-pulling techniques passed down for more than 1300 years.
2. Safety: Quality is created through carefully selected natural ingredients and strict management.
The wheat is a special flour of the manufacturer which brings out flavor in the somen. The salt used is also a special salt that contains lots of minerals. In regards to quality, there are more than 30 items to be tested.
3. Texture: Exquisite hand-pulled somen with a different texture and swallowing sensation.
Yamamoto's hand-pulled somen are only made during the cold period from fall to spring. The noodles are made with a well-balanced reduced salt taste, and by leaving them in the manufacturer's own warehouse during the rainy season to "mature", pleasantly textured somen with firm resilience and sweetness are created.

[About somen's fineness]
The finer the somen, the higher the quality. This is because, highly skilled noodle makers are needed to make ultra-fine items, and so they are difficult to make and cannot be made in large volume. Choose the fineness in accordance with your preference.

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Item Description

●Ingredients: wheat flour,​ salt,​ edible vegetable oil,​ modified starch (dusting)
●Nutritional Information (per 100g)
*Energy (kcal): 334
*Protein (g): 10.5
*Fat (g): 1.5
*Carbohydrate (g): 69.7
*Sodium (mg): 2000
●7 Main Allergens (wheat,​ buckwheat,​ egg,​ milk,​ peanut,​ shrimp,​ crab): wheat
●Contents: 90 (45g x 2)
●Made in Japan
●Serving Instructions:
[Cooking Time] approx. 30 seconds
1.Boil lots of water in a large pot and cook noodles in this. In advance,​ remove band and spread out noodles when putting in water. Stir gently with chopsticks. (More than 3 liters of water is recommended for 5 bunches of noodles.)
2.Check the thickness of the noodles,​ and calculate the boiling time at high heat. (Be careful the water doesn't boil over.)
3.After noodles are boiled,​ strain water and cool using running water while gently washing by rubbing. (Be careful not to burn yourself.)
*Consume as soon as possible after cooking.
●Please note: Be careful not to burn yourself while boiling or while gently rubbing noodles when rinsing.
●Storage Instructions: Avoid direct sunlight. Store at a low temperature.
●Best before date (from date of manufacture): 2 years
●Manufacturer: Miwa Yamamoto Co.,​ Ltd.

●Package design and stated contents may change due to item revision.

Item No.  JF04906

Item weight  110.00g

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