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Soba, Bun, Naengmyeon: 7 Refreshing Asian Noodle Recipes For A Hot Day

We've got perfect noodle bowls for every season
Jun 16, 2014 11:00 am

Check out the lighter side of the noodle bowl with these 8 recipes tailored specifically for warmer weather. Do you really want to be eating spaghetti bolognese when it's 85 degrees out? Swap out heavy starches for light rice or soba noodles, and lighten up with Asian flavors, lots of vegetables and lean proteins. You can even go vegan without missing a beat. Ready your chopsticks and discover tonight's dinner after the jump.

We Support Soba: Everything You Need To Know About Japan's Most Underrated Noodle

It's just wrong that ramen gets all the credit
Apr 21, 2014 1:00 pm

Mention “Japanese noodles” to the average person and chances are they’ll assume you’re talking about ramen. And we’re not hating on that. But buckwheat noodles (commonly known by their Japanese name, soba) are healthy, diverse and available at a variety of establishments – from the casual to the extravagant. We sat down with two soba masters to discuss all things buckwheat.

Soba Noodles With Shiitake Mushrooms And Radish Recipe

A healthy soba recipe from the Sussman brothers
Jan 13, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo: Erin Kunkel

Few things are as good as a meal cooked by either of the Sussmans, Max or Eli. Long story short, go to Brooklyn, eat at Mile End or Roberta's and tell 'em we sent you. We liked their first cookbook, This Is A Cookbook, a whole bunch. But their second book, released this past fall, the aptly named Best Cookbook Ever, kind of is the best cookbook ever. We want to make everything in it, starting with this vegetarian soba noodle recipe.

The History Of Japanese Soul Cooking In 100 Recipes

A new book uncovers the art of comfort cooking
Nov 26, 2013 10:00 am

On New Year’s Day 1872 the emperor of Japan ate beef for the very first time at a publicly staged banquet, changing Japanese cuisine forever. “This sent a shockwave throughout the country,” says chef and journalist Harris Salat. We found out more about a style of cooking that closely resembles American comfort cuisine.

Cold Sesame Noodles Recipe

Keep cool with veggie-spiked chilled sesame noodles
Sep 10, 2013 3:00 pm

We borrowed this amazing cold sesame noodle recipe from chef Brian Tsao's Mira Sushi and Izakaya in NYC — there's no shortage of creative small plates, skewers and delicious fried things on his menu. If you're looking for something to munch on while you're crushing beers, step away from the wings and consider the humble noodle. 

Soba, Cauliflower And Blood Orange Salad Recipe

A lively summer salad with creamy ginger dressing
Jun 21, 2013 11:01 am

Who doesn't love lunch at LPQ, the affectionate abbreviation for Le Pain Quotidien? Their fresh sandwiches, soups and salads, whether take-out or eaten at the famous communal table, are delicious. We got our hands on the new LPQ cookbook. First up, a healthy and refreshing soba noodle salad.

3, 2, 1. Happy Noodle Year!

It's not Chinese New Year, but I need the luck
Dec 27, 2012 11:31 am

You know how sometimes you really need a boost of luck and you cross your fingers? Yeah, if I keep mine crossed any longer, they're going to fall off and I'll lose two very important typing appendages. So I'm going to improvise a little hipster witchcraft and combine a Chinese New Year tradition with the need for a little kismet as we approach 2013, and scarf noodles until something good happens. Here are my options.

Soba Sushi Rolls Recipe

Substitute noodles for rice in this sushi recipe
Nov 30, 2012 3:01 pm
soba sushi rolls
Photo: Frances Janisch

This fun roll is for those who have graduated from inside-out roll preparation and want to extend their sushi repertoire.


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