Magic Ramen

Magic Ramen

The Story of Momofuku Ando

Book - 2019
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"An inspiring story of persistence and an ideal purchase for any collection." School Library Journal , STARRED review

"Eaters of all ages will enjoy learning about the history of this popular food gone global." Kirkus Reviews

"starry-eyed as it may sound, the goal of peace through food seems important - and possible - by the story's end." Publishers Weekly

Inspiration struck when Momofuku Ando spotted the long lines for a simple bowl of ramen following World War II. Magic Ramen tells the true story behind the creation of one of the world's most popular foods.

Every day, Momofuku Ando would retire to his lab--a little shed in his backyard. For years, he'd dreamed about making a new kind of ramen noodle soup that was quick, convenient, and tasty for the hungry people he'd seen in line for a bowl on the black market following World War II. Peace follows from a full stomach, he believed.

Day after day, Ando experimented. Night after night, he failed. But Ando kept experimenting.

With persistence, creativity, and a little inspiration, Ando succeeded. This is the true story behind one of the world's most popular foods.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little Bee Books, [2019]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781499807035
1499807031
Branch Call Number: X921 ANDO, MOMOFUKU
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Urbanowicz, Kana - Illustrator

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