10.05.2006

Soba Noodle with Cucumber & Tamari

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While testing recipes for the wedding I made this delicious noodle. I adapted and combined a soba noodle salad recipe with some Japanese cucumber salad. The noodle was so easy to make and surprisingly delicious. I couldn't help but keep slurping down "test noodles" while making it. The dressing added so much flavor and the cilantro and scallion added the right herby oniony touch to balance it out. For the dressing I used tamari, fish sauce, chili oil, garlic, ginger, lime juice, peanut oil, and sesame seeds.

Then on the side I made the Japanese cucumber salad (sunomono). I cut some Korean cucumbers into thin batons, tossed it with kosher salt then let it drain for 30 minutes. Meanwhile I made the simple dressing of soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar. When the cucumbers were ready I gently squeezed out the water and dressed it.

Then the noodle and cucumbers were combined and voila, delicious noodle!

8 comments:

Yoonyang said...

That looks simple, clean, and refreshing. Me liiiikes.

yoony said...

hi yoonyang,

i wouldn't mind having a bowl of that noodle right about now. or anytime!

you should start a blog. i'll comment as yoonyang. :)

Yoonyang said...

No, you can comment as "split pea."

yoony said...

how about split pea stoup. haha, you probably don't even know what a stoup is huh? it's rachael ray crazy lingo - half way between stew and soup. dumbbbb

Yoonyang said...

With that joke, you can definitely be a card-carrying member of our Club! : P

yoony said...

wait i was being sarcastic! i'll let rachael ray know that she can have vip membership to your club. ha~!

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