Cook’s Cupboard: Buckwheat Soba

Japan has a love affair with these thin, hand-cut noodles, and you may also develop an infatuation once you’ve tried them. Soba means buckwheat in Japanese, and soba noodles are traditionally made using buckwheat, rather than plain flour. Confusingly though, some ‘soba’ noodles use ordinary wheat; check the packet. Buckwheat boasts beneficial flavanoids and B vitamins not found in standard flour. Dried soba noodles can … Continue reading Cook’s Cupboard: Buckwheat Soba