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About soba noodles

The translation of the Japanese word “soba ” (そば) is much closer and znakomie all of us than you can imagine. “Soba” translates to buckwheat – the crop of the native and understandable. It is not necessary, however, to think that the Japanese once again encroached on our national heritage: apparently, the buckwheat, which was first cultivated in India, came to Japan for several thousand years before the Byzantines were acquainted with this plant Rus.

The same word “soba” the Japanese call and the noodles are made from buckwheat flour: you’ve probably all heard, and possibly seen on sale, and now ask myself – what is so amazing to be in this very ordinary noodles.

Exactly, amazing. Because soba – unusual noodles.

Apparently, the tradition of eating buckwheat noodles originated in ancient times, but finally blossomed in medieval Edo (as it was then called Tokyo): there were concentrated the most affluent members of Japanese society who could afford to eat every day is not cheap in those days white rice. An unpleasant consequence of this privilege was the disease beriberi, caused by deficiency of vitamin B1. It’s not very Continue reading

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