Originally Posted by RadioKid
By the way (which way?), the noodle used in YAKI-SOBA is not made from SOBA (I mean buckwheat).
The noodle used in YAKI-SOBA and RAMEN is rather yellow and made from flour and alkali water. These kind of noodle is called 中華そば：CHUKA-SOBA;Chinese noodle while the noodle made from buckwheat is called 日本そば：NIHON-SOBA;Japanese noodle.
Oh I see, thanks for the explanation .