Soba vs. Udon Noodles: What’s the Difference?

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read

Japanese soba and udon noodles may not be as world-famous as ramen, but they are just as delicious. The former is a thin, brown noodle made from buckwheat, while the latter is thicker and made from wheat.