Cook Soba (Japanese Buckwheat Noodles)

Instructions for Cooking Soba (Japanese Buckwheat Noodles)

Below are the instructions on the back of the Shirakiku brand *Zaru Soba with Yam*’

“Delicious way to enjoy soba one bunch (approx. 1 people)”

1. Put 6 cups (1.5 l) water in large pot. Bring to boil, put soba in and stir.

2. When water comes to a rapid boil, decrease heat and continue to simmer for 4-5 minutes.

3. Put it in a zaru and rinse thoroughly with cold water.

4. After rinsing, drain water completely. Put in bowl with your favorite soup base.

On another part of the package:

Add tempura, tororo, kizami nori, etc. with green onion, wasabi.

Will make a delicious meal.

*Tororo is the yam Dioscorea opposita (nagaimo).

Kizami nori is “fine-cut” dried seaweed.