is a thin Japanese noodle made from buckwheat and wheat flour, which gives it a dark grayish-brown color. It is available fresh, dried, or precooked. Chasoba is a variation of the noodle made with green tea. It is available at Asian markets and some supermarkets.
A Japanese noodle made from buckwheat or a combination of buckwheat and wheat flour. Other varieties contain wild mountain yam green tea or green mugwort herb. Soba is available in health food stores as well as Japanese food stores.
Japanese word for buckwheat. However, it is more commonly used to refer to thin Japanese noodles made from buckwheat flour. It is served either chilled with a dipping sauce, or in hot broth as a noodle soup.
Soba is the name of the capital of Alodia. E. A. Wallis Budge identified it with a group of ruins on the Blue Nile 12 miles from Khartoum, where there are remains of a Meroitic temple that had been converted into a Christian church.1 This would place Soba in the modern-day Sudanese state of Al Jazirah.