Definition of soba
: a Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour
Recent Examples of soba from the Web
Cook soba noodles in a pot of boiling salted water until tender; transfer to a bowl of ice water (this will stop the cooking).
The town was filled with vendors selling bean curd sweets and soba noodle bowls and was decorated with numerous snow sculptures.
Consider the tofu sampler, the soba noodles with uni or the elegant take on ramen.
Order a bowl (or three) of soba, a local noodle soup, and take day trips to Tokashiki for snorkeling and Ie for sunset cruises.
In another dish, hwe (raw fish, here yellowfin tuna) huddles over soba in a chilled broth that tastes achingly of sugar and vinegar.
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Origin and Etymology of soba
First Known Use: circa 1896See Words from the same year
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