Mitoku Organic 100% Soba
Japanese Buckwheat Noodles
Soba, Japanese buckwheat noodles are the traditional Japanese fast food, developed centuries ago as the perfect instant meal. Like many of Japan's traditional foods, behind its image of utter simplicity, soba has been a tradition for centuries steeped in the lore of regional areas. Sakurai Noodle Company is located in Nagano, the heart of the land once known as Shinano, and recognized widely as the "home of soba."
Mitoku Traditional 100% Soba
Japanese Buckwheat Noodles
Unlike conventional sobas; Mitoku 100% soba noodles do not contain any wheat gluten and therefore should be cooked gently. Add the noodles after your water has come to a boil, then add cold water to the pot periodically until cooked to avoid the noodles breaking apart.
Mitoku Traditional 40% Soba
Japanese Buckwheat-Mix Noodles
40% Soba is a delicious, country-style pasta made from a blend of whole buckwheat flour and wheat flour. Enjoy in a savory tamari broth, topped with steamed vegetables or tempura. Or try it in salads, fried noodle dishes, or topped with tahini sauce. Due to its versatility and heartiness, 40% soba is Japan's most popular soba blend.
Mitoku Organic Ito-Soba
Japanese Buckwheat Angel-Hair Noodles
Ito (thread) Soba, known as angel-hair soba, is the premium cut of buckwheat noodle. The Sakurai family selects only the finest organic buckwheat and wheat, which they freshly mill for each batch. After carefully mixing, rolling and cutting the dough, the noodles are slowly and naturally dried at room temperature. Light, delicate, and smooth-textured, it is traditionally served cold in summer with a small bowl of shoyu-seasoned dipping sauce. Ito Soba can be enjoyed in hot broth as well, and it makes refreshing and energizing summer salads.
Mitoku Jinenjo Soba
Japanese Buckwheat Noodles w/ Wild Yam
Jinenjo (Japanese mountain yam) is a hardy root vegetable long prized in the Orient for its strengthening and rejuvenating qualities. Sakurai organic Jinenjo Soba is a flavorful and energizing pasta with a delightfully smooth texture. In Japan, jinenjo soba is most commonly enjoyed in hot shoyu-seasoned broth. It is also perfect for fried noodles or topped with your favorite sauce.
Mitoku Mugwort Soba
Japanese Buckwheat Noodles w/ Wild Grass
The mugwort plant, which grows wild throughout the world, has a long, rich history of use by numerous cultures. In Japanese cuisine, mugwort herb is prized as a delicious and wholesome ingredient in mochi and, of course, in making superb mugwort noodles. A refreshing noodle served hot or chilled. Handmade by the Sakurai workshop.
Mitoku "Cha" Green Tea Soba
Japanese Buckwheat Noodles w/ Green Tea
Cha Soba contains natural green tea powder, known as "matcha" in Japan, to impart its distinctive color and delicately aromatic flavor. A perennial favorite of the Japanese, enjoy it chilled as a refreshing afternoon snack, or as an attractive addition to your summer salads. As a special colorful dish, mix and cook equal amounts of Cha soba with 40% soba and Genmai (Brown Rice) Udon noodles and serve hot with a rich tamari broth.