In Tokyo (the capital of Japan), a noodles restaurant named KIPPOSHI is famous for blue noodles in network. This type of blue noodles is named ‘clear chicken soup blue’, and sold at ¥900 JPY per bowl. It is cooked by ‘sweep soup’, a cooking method from China, to make the chicken soup showing blue and keeping clear.
The menu of blue noodles.
The noodles and ingredients have been colored in light blue-green by the blue soup.
Why the soup is blue?
This soup doesn’t include chemical blue pigment, but include natural spirulina extract(phycocyanin).
What is the Spirulina Extract (Phycocyanin)?
Spirulina Extract (Phycocyanin) is the natural blue food colorant extracted from spirulina. It is a water-soluble pigment, non-toxic, pure, lovely clear.
Not only bright colors, but in itself is a nutritious protein, amino acid composition range, high content of essential amino acids. Besides, a lot of researches have proved that it has powerful anti-oxidation,anti-cancer, anti-radiation and enriching blood properties.
How about the soup flavour ?
The blue soup is without any ingredients in sight, but it tastes very delicious.
Thus, a lot of people in Japan will soaking rice in this blue soup after eating noodles.
The blue soup tastes very delicious.
A costomer is soaking rice in blue soup after eating noodles.