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Washington State Only US Source Of Quality Buckwheat For Traditional Soba Noodles

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Izumo, Japan, spent last weekend celebrating its famous traditional soba noodle. It can be difficult to make the noodles here in the US: Good buckwheat is hard to find, even though it was once very popular in America. California-based soba expert Sonoko Sakai called all over the country before finally locating good buckwheat right here in Washington state!

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How To Make Soba Noodles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBZa9ZEx1zw