Soba Noodles With Purple Cauliflower, Edamame And Cherry Tomato Confit

A nutritional powerhouse packed full of flavour and contrasting textures, this innovative noodle dish is worth spending a little extra time in the kitchen for. The satisfaction derived from hand-pulling authentic noodles is matched by the rich aroma of homemade cherry tomato confit. A rainbow spectrum of fresh vegetables, cooked simply, is the perfect finishing flourish whether you choose to dine solo or savour with friends and family.


Buckwheat dough

  • 600 g buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 250 ml cold water

Cherry tomato confit

  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 5 g olive oil
  • Pinch of fresh, chopped oregano
  • Pinch of fresh, chopped rosemary
  • Pinch of fresh, chopped thyme to taste
  • 5 g agave syrup

 To serve

  • 200 g soba noodles
  • 120 g edamame
  • 120 purple cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 20 g capers
  • 20 g spring onions
  • 40 g cherry tomato confit
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


Buckwheat dough

  • Combine the dry ingredients in a food mixer then add the water
  • Combine until a dough is formed
  • Using a pasta machine, select the tagliolini (soba equivalent) attachment and make the noodles
  • Leave the noodles to rest
  • Cook in boiling water for 2 minutes


  • Preboil the edamame for 2 minutes then set aside to cool
  • Wash and chop the spring onions
  • Blanch the cauliflower florets for 1 minute

Cherry tomato confit

  • Preheat the oven to 160ºC
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half
  • Mix the tomatoes, salt, herbs and oil together in a bowl
  • Spread over a baking tray and roast for 8 minutes

To serve

  • Sauté the prepared vegetables in a large wok in the sesame oil
  • Add the cooked soba noodles
  • Mix in the capers, edamame and chopped spring onions
  • Season with soy sauce

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