Asian pesto.

Soba noodles with chive, parsley and miso pistouWell, technically it’s a pistou but since so many people are more familiarized with the term pesto, I decided to use that term instead (a pistou is similar to a pesto but it does not contain cheese or nuts). But this recipe here is very close to a pesto, you’ll see why. But…an Asian pistou!? Yes, my friends, I was inspired. Inspired to experiment in the kitchen with yet another chilled noodle salad. This time around? Soba noodles with chive, parsley and miso pistou.

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Cold noodles on a cold day…why not?

ZarusobaI know it may seem kind of odd to be eating a cold noodle dish in the dead of winter. But hey, it’s something new and I’ve got the ingredients on hand so why not?

Enter, zaru soba.

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