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Cold Soba Noodle with Grated Daikon Radish

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Ingredients (Serves 4)
* 250g / 9 oz - 300g / 11 oz dried soba noodle
* 10cm daikon (Japanese radish)
* 2 cups / 400ml "Mentsuyu"

1 Peel the daikon and cut it in half. Grate it.

2 Bring the water to a boil and add the soba. Stir the noodles once in a while to prevent them from sticking.

3 When the water comes to a boil again, add 1cup of water.

4 Taste the soba and make sure they are cooked throughout. Turn off the heat.

5 Wash the noodles with cold water. Drain them well.

6 Put the noodles in dishes and add as much grated daikon as you like. Pour the mentsuyu around the edges of the dishes.

* You can also add nori seaweed, wasabi, Japanese leek (cut and soaked in water) if you like.

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