Soak noodles in hot water till it becomes soft. ( 20 minutes)
2 Drain and rinse the noodles in cold running water. Drain.
3 In a large sauce pan bring 600 ml water to the boil. Add dashi and stir.
4 Lower the heat, add tofu, noodles and mushrooms.
5 Add diluted miso paste to the soup. Switch off the flame. Do not allow it to boil or it looses its nutrition.
6 Finally add baby spinach and seasoning. No salt needed.
7 Serve in a big bowl.
Soba~ noodle are made from buck wheat and flour.
Miso ~ A thick fermented paste, made from soya beans and other ingredients including wheat and rice. Available in different colours.
Dashi ~ basic stock in Japanese cuisine . Made with dried kelp and dried bonito ( a fish) Available in package form as granules or in flakes.