Test Kitchen Tips:
•Soba noodles are thin Japanese noodles made from buckwheat flour. Yuzu vinegar is made from yuzu, a sour citrus fruit from Asia. If unavailable, substitute rice vinegar. Soba noodles and yuzu vinegar can be found in the Asian aisle of some supermarkets and in Asian groceries.
•Buckwheat tea is available in online specialty stores or Asian groceries. If unavailable, substitute green or black tea.
Chef's Tip: For a neat presentation, before cooking, tie noodles at one end with rubber band to keep them together. Mound cooked noodles in serving dish. Cut off hard end of noodles. Continue as directed.
This recipe was created by Cat Cora, Bon Appétit Executive Chef.