Yaeyama soba

Rich but light flavor! Ishigaki’s homemade dish with distinctive noodle 
Yaeyama soba
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One of the Okinawa sobas (Okinawa noodle) eaten in Ishigaki island and other islands in the Yaeyama region. Different from the common flat noodle, it’s feature is the thin and round cross-section noodles which are not frizzled that comes with a mild taste soup. Most of them are served with thin strips of pork, green onions from the island and kamboko (fish cake). Your choice of Pipa-tsu (Island pepper) can be added. The noodels in the Yaeyama soba is made from 100% flour and the soup is a skipjack tuna based with a mixture of pork bone broth and konbu (seaweed), making it rich but mild tasted. This is one of the standard homemade dishs on Ishigaki island.

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