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. 

Chefs shake things up in the Franschhoek food valley
Ōku is Japanese for “oak tree ... onion, bonito, coriander, and soba noodles; and beef shin with edamame, egg noodle, ginger, and chilli paste. “Miso is my favourite although I’m also a big tom yum ...
Posted: November 27, 2020, 7:14 am
Innovative Queens Noodle Shop Debuts With Handmade Udon and Oshi Sushi
Just two months after Shabulixius closed up shop, Sen Udon has taken over the space at 39-32 Bell Boulevard with a focus on fresh udon noodles with Japanese, Korean, and Italian influences from the ...
Posted: November 25, 2020, 12:24 pm
The real difference between ramen and instant noodles
Ramen and instant noodles are both appetizing choices for different occasions. Some people might not make a distinction, but there are some rather significant differences between the two that are ...
Posted: November 22, 2020, 9:21 am
Some Prefer Noodles: Soba and Udon in the Edo Period
For every noodle shop in the shopping streets of ... and tempura, in addition to soba, as modern Japanese cuisine took shape.) Morisada wrote that they would always have wind chimes hanging ...
Posted: November 19, 2020, 7:28 pm
Chilled soba noodle salad with marinated cucumbers, sesame and avocado
velvety avocado are a wonderful surprise next to the earthy soba noodles. The cucumbers are the star of this dish. Inspired by the Japanese side dish sunomono (a salad where cucumbers are ...
Posted: November 18, 2020, 4:30 pm
The Owner of a New Japanese Comfort Food Restaurant Faced Two Challenges When Opening This Year: a Pandemic and Historic Wildfires
David Edwards spent most of 2020 preparing to open his first restaurant during a pandemic. He wasn’t prepared, however, to have to hold a grand opening while Portland was experiencing historically ...
Posted: November 18, 2020, 5:38 am
This car dealership now has its own restaurant inside
When I heard the Japanese green tea mecca Tsujiri was putting a location ... made using their green-tea infused soba noodles. Once you get over the initial "whoa, I'm eating really good ramen and I'm ...
Posted: November 17, 2020, 10:38 am
Reiwa Soba Review: Japanese Couple Sells Thai-Influenced Handmade Soba In A Food Court
Reiwa Soba is a hawker stall run by a Japanese couple near Jalan Besar, selling soba that they make themselves, with a Thai twist!
Posted: November 17, 2020, 1:01 am
A Day in the Life of Seattle’s Soba Master, Mutsuko Soma
At her Fremont Japanese restaurant Kamonegi ... Soma says she usually makes some bento (rice and soba or another noodle dish), but on this particular day Hibiki was hungry, so she shared a ...
Posted: November 14, 2020, 5:31 am

You can serve 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.