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Buckwheat Noodles (see Soba)
Buckwheat noodles are Japanese noodles called 'soba'. Made from buckwheat flour only or buckwheat and wheat flour. Buckwheat noodles are of a similar thickness to spaghetti. They are grey/brown in colour. Some soba are flavoured with green tea and have a blend of other grain flours including quinoa and kamut.
Category: Grain
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy dried from Asian stores or supermarkets with an Asian section.
To Store:
Store in an airtight container in a cool pantry for six to eight months.
Tips & Tricks:
For people with gluten intolerance soba noodles are a great replacement to pasta - ensure they are made with 100% buckwheat flour. A serve is calculated at 60 grams dry weight of pasta.
Cooking Tips:
Add noodles to boiling water. To prevent noodles from sticking to the bottom of the pan, stir gently until the water returns to a rapid boil. Cook for eight to ten minutes, then drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking.

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Safe/negligible amount

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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