Japanese Cold Soba is tasty and easy to make. You can top with all kinds of Japanese pickles and shredded seaweed. You can eat it dipped in sauce or drizzle the sauce over the noodle.
1 pkg Organic SOBA
1 large cucumber
Varieties of pickles
Sheet of seaweeds shredded with scissors into approx 1-1/2 in. strips
1/2 C Soy Sauce
1/2 C MIRIN
3 TBsp sugar
5 pieces of dry SHIITAKE
Cook all in a pot. Simmer for at least 30 minutes. Remove everything, except mushrooms/SHIITAKE.
Boil noodles and strain. Set aside.
Peel cucumber, shred it or use spiral cutter. Hold cut cucumber between the palms of hands and squeeze water out as much as you can.