Let's Talk Toppings!

Let's Talk Toppings!

One of the best things about cooking ramen at home is the ability to customise it with a variety of toppings to suit your taste and preferences. Whether you're looking to add some extra protein, veggies, or a pop of flavor, there are endless options when it comes to ramen toppings. In this blog post, we'll be sharing some of our favorite toppings to take your ramen to the next level.


  1. Soft-boiled eggs - A soft-boiled egg is a classic ramen topping that adds richness and creaminess to the broth. The yolk blends with the broth to create a silky texture that complements the noodles.

  2. Green onions - Green onions, also known as scallions, add a pop of color and a mild onion flavor to your ramen. You can either slice them thinly or chop them up into small pieces.

  3. Bamboo shoots - Bamboo shoots are a traditional topping for ramen that add a crunchy texture and a subtle flavor. 

  4. Seaweed - Seaweed is a healthy and flavorful topping for ramen that adds a hint of oceanic flavor. You can use dried seaweed or fresh seaweed, depending on your preference.

  5. Corn - Corn is a sweet and savory addition to ramen that adds a burst of flavor and texture. You can use fresh or canned corn, depending on what's available.

  6. Bean sprouts - Bean sprouts are a crunchy and refreshing topping that add a lightness to your ramen. They are a great option if you want to balance out the richness of the broth.

  7. Mushrooms - Mushrooms are a versatile topping that add a meaty texture and a deep umami flavor to your ramen. You can use shiitake, oyster, or any other type of mushroom that you prefer.

  8. Char siu - Char siu, also known as roast pork, is a popular topping for ramen that adds a savory and meaty flavor. 

  9. Kimchi - Kimchi is a spicy and tangy topping that adds a zing to your ramen. It's a great option if you want to add some heat and acidity to your broth.

  10. Chili oil - Chili oil is a condiment that can be added to ramen to add some heat and flavor. You can either make your own chili oil or buy it pre-made from a store.


These are just a few of the many toppings that you can add to ramen to make it a more satisfying and flavorful meal. The possibilities are endless, so don't be afraid to experiment and find your own perfect combination of toppings. Whether you like your ramen spicy, creamy, or loaded with veggies, there's a topping out there that will suit your taste.

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