Pasta has always been a close friend of mine. I love the satisfying warmth of a preferably cheesy, carby bowl of anything that reminds me of Italy. It is no wonder then that when someone told me that there is a Japanese version of pasta that gives me an excuse to make stir fry night into pasta night I was stoked! Enter - Soba Noodles. Soba is the Japanese word for buckwheat and can be used to describe any kind of thin noodle.
Buckwheat is a snazzy little seed of a plant related to rhubarb that is often mistaken as a grain. It is gluten free, can be used as an alternative for rice or your breakfast cereal and as if that did not make this versatile wonder good enough to add to your next shopping list, it has also been linked to lowering blood pressure and cholesterol!
Soba Noodle Nests
Ginger chicken Stirfry
People often ask me what my cooking 'style' is and I always struggle to explain it because it is so broad. The best summary is that I will cook anything as long as it is delicious, healthy and wholesome. That means free of chemicals, preservatives, additives, and byproducts. It also means everything in moderation, just because coconut oil is healthy does not mean we should add it to everything! Just because honey is a sugar does not mean we can not have it once in a while! You will not find any dry, bland, cardboard reminiscent food here, healthy can still be crave worthy! There is everything from gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, organic, local, and season recipes here, I hope you find something tempting!