Soba (Japanese そ ば or 蕎麦) - thin brown-gray noodles made of buckwheat flour.
You can consume it both in the soup (kake soba) and in the cold (zaru soba) soup. The soba noodles began to be made at the beginning of the 17th century. In the middle of the 17th century, the first restaurants specializing in each other were established. To this day it is very popular in Japan. Its advantages are easy to prepare and easy to digest. In addition, according to the Japanese, the shape of the pasta symbolizes a long life.