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A world-wide search for premium ingredients brought Hakubaku Japan to Australia’s fertile lands. They found the finest organic wheat for authentic Japanese noodles – a traditional favourite. Ballarat, Victoria has become the Australian home of Hakubaku.

In Japan,


Noodles are a staple of the Japanese diet, eaten everyday by many. Toshikoshi Soba (known as Year End Soba) is a noodle dish traditionally served on New Year’s Eve. Leading up to New Year celebrations, Japanese people are busy cleaning their homes and preparing food, so it’s customary to have a bowl of Toshikoshi Soba in this busy time. Similar to Chinese culture, long Soba noodles symbolise longevity.

New Year’s Eve Soba, The Good Fortune Noodle!

Quick healthy meals with Hakubaku  more recipe ideas

. Chicken, Pickled Mushroom & Soba Salad

Chicken, Pickled Mushroom & Soba Salad

Introduction Have you ever tried to make pickled mushroom? We show you how easy it is :-)

. Mushroom & Miso Somen Soup

Mushroom & Miso Somen Soup

Introduction Prep time is 10 minutes, Cooking time is 10 minutes - perfect for after a busy day

. Cha Soba lettuce cups

Cha Soba lettuce cups

Introduction When is prawn season?? I want Cha Soba lettuce cups!

. Fried Tofu, Broccolini & Pear Udon Salad

Fried Tofu, Broccolini & Pear Udon Salad

Introduction Fresh with a touch of fried - delicious!

. Shoyu Ramen & Egg Soup

Shoyu Ramen & Egg Soup

Introduction Just look at the perfection of the golden yolk - we'll tell you how to make it