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I recently thought about trying to make the Chicken Ramen recipe from Wagamama, however I will need to know how to get the correct ingredients from the best sources. I don't know any good sources to get the right noodles for making the Ramen.

Where should I look to acquire good-quality Ramen noodles for a recipe such as this?

Here's the recipe in the book I took a snapshot of.

EDIT: I found a website where you can purchase them from

http://www.theasiancookshop.co.uk/fresh-ramen-noodles-400g-3570-p.asp

Chicken Ramen Recipe

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Second paragraph rewritten because this isn't a shopping/polling/pricing site; we can help inform you where to look for something but that is the hard limit for shopping questions. –  Aaronut Dec 12 '11 at 13:00
    
It helps to let us know what country you live in when asking where to find products. –  ElendilTheTall Dec 12 '11 at 13:00
    
I live in the UK. –  MacMac Dec 12 '11 at 17:07
    
Plain wheat noodles would be normal spaghett(i/ini) u can get from the supermarket –  Midhat Dec 12 '11 at 18:29
    
But Ramen noodles and Spaghetti noodles are much different –  MacMac Dec 12 '11 at 18:41

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"Ramen noodles" are a predominantly North American term for what the Japanese call "Chinese Noodles" (Chukamen, which I've also seen spelled Yuukamen).

In practice, you can use any wheat noodle that's made with eggs or kansui, including lamian or mee pok, or even buckwheat noodles (notably soba). Noodles made without either of those are not recommended.

It does not matter which of the above you use, although the Chukamen varieties are the more traditional. Much like pasta, it's largely a matter of personal preferences and how you want it to come out in terms of texture and appearance.

You'll find a wide variety of all of these noodles in dried or fresh form at any Asian supermarket or grocery store. Across Canada there's a chain called T&T. You should have no trouble finding some Asian grocery stores in your region with a phone book or maybe Google or Yelp.

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But I live in the UK, is there any locals where I can get them? –  MacMac Dec 12 '11 at 18:07
    
@lolwut: We aren't a directory service. Look up "Asian grocery" in your phone book or Google. –  Aaronut Dec 12 '11 at 20:57

There are many Asian supermarkets in the UK, and if you live in London there are markets in Brewer Street and The Japan centre on Shaftesbury Avenue.

There is also an on-line Japanese site...

http://www.japanesekitchen.co.uk/

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