Vegan Shiitake Ramen
Our ideal ramen is a big hearty bowl of steaming noodles in a powerful broth, layered with savory flavors; we were thrilled to find we could achieve this in a vegan ramen just as well as we have with pork stock–based versions.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We added kombu, a type of Japanese seaweed commonly used in stocks and soups, to a brew of browned aromatics, water, and vegetable broth; supplementing the kombu with shiitake mushroom stems and soy sauce provided a triple hit of umami. To ...