素麺[Somen noodles]
素麺[Somen noodles]

[Somen noodles] SOHMEN

There are various types of noodles in Japan, but the thinnest noodles are somen noodles. Somen noodles are made by kneading wheat flour and rolling it into thin pieces. There is a noodle factory in Teshima, but the noodles in the neighboring Shodoshima are famous all over the country. Somen noodles in this area are more chewy than noodles in other areas.

The way to eat it is to cool the noodles once boiled and eat them with tentsuyu made from soy sauce, soup stock and sugar. Sometimes, it is eaten in miso soup.

Supplier→ Shodoshima Somen Union 小豆島手延素麺協同組合