Soba is served both hot and cold and it is not considered impolite to slurp while drawing the noodle into your mouth.
Nutritionally, buckwheat is used in Japanese soba noodles, in breakfast foods like porridge, and in buckwheat flour.
Soba - Soba is made with buckwheat and the more buckwheat in the noodle recipe the more desirable the noodle.
Although there are several kinds of soba dishes, the basic cold soba dish is called mori soba.
You will usually find udon, somen, ramen, and soba on the menu.
Hot soba served with scallions is called kake soba.
The capital of Aloa, which appears to have been at one time a powerful Christian state, was at Soba on .the Blue Nile.
In the gardens, which cover six acres, is a colossal stone "lamb" brought from the ruins of Soba, an ancient Christian city on the Blue Nile.
Above Khartum at Soba, are ruins of a Christian basilica.