Soba (そば) is a type of thin Japanese noodles made from buckwheat flour. In Japan, most thin noodles are called as soba, while thick noodles made from wheat are called udon.  {rss items=”10″}http://news.google.com/news?um=1&ned=us&hl=en&q=Japanese+Soba+Noodles&output=rss{/rss}You can served soba either chilled with a dipping sauce or in a hot broth as a noodle soup. Cold soba is traditionally served on a sieve-like bamboo tray called a zaru and commonly garnished with bits of dried nori seaweed; it is served with a dipping sauce known as soba tsuyu on the side. The tsuyu is a strong mixture of dashi, sweetened soy sauce and mirin.