Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tbsp tamari
A few drops of sesame oil
100 g of Soba noodles (or noodles of your choice)
1/2 tsp Chinese five spice
2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
1L of boiling water
2-3 shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
Optional garnished: micro herbs, trimmed enoki mushrooms, black sesame seeds
1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pot, add in garlic, stir for 1-2 minutes, then add in Chinese Five Spice.
2. Pour in boiling water, tamari, and sesame oil. Simmer for 5 minutes then add in noodles and cook until tender.
3. Meanwhile, in a fry pan, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil, then add in shiitake mushrooms and sear on both sides until golden brown.
4. To serve, divide broth, noodles & liquid between 2 bowls, then top with chilli and garnishes.