There are different types of unrefined salts available, which is best? Like sugar, salt has been portrayed as a vilain, what’s the evidence?
Unrefined salt is an important ingredient for good health. In fact, no electrolyte is more essential to human survival than salt. The controversy about salt is two-fold: first, whether iodised salt is good for one, and second, how much salt one should have? Natural sea salt’s health benefits are well documented, how much one should […]
Having Spirulina every day can make a huge difference to your ability to fend off diseases & ailments, especially as you age. Spirulina is not a seaweed, but a bacteria that grows in warm & sunny climates in bodies of fresh/blackish water. It has some affinity to the algae world in that it’s chlorophyll-rich and nourishes […]
A cyanobacteria bloom in California. Spirulina provides similar benefits to seaweeds, but it is a different organism entirely. Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green algae classified as bacteria. This spiral shaped, vitamin-rich algae has existed since the beginning of life on earth and grows in alkaline water bodies (mostly lakes, ponds & rivers) mostly in warm […]
Dry, it looks like tumble weed – but fresh or re-hydrated, Sea Chicory will provide a feast for your eyes and palette! Sea Chicory’s colour can vary from dark green, violet green, maroon, coral or red. Similarly the shape and size can vary too depending on the species and where it is harvested. The species […]
Carrageenan moss is a common name for a family of gel-forming and viscous polysaccharides present in various species of seaweeds, especially red seaweed.
Fish & seaweed dish by Chef Joe Baugh, Jersey UK. Sea Lettuce is common around the world and grows well in many different climates. It grows naturally in a variety of shapes (ribbons, tuffs or sheets) and can be flat or ruffled, thick and waxy or tissue like and translucent. The colour can vary from […]
Seaweed Spaghetti, hot new superfood? Chef Jamie Oliver has praised its mineral-packed charms, while Heston Blumenthal adores its delicate, smoky flavour.
Dried Sea Lettuce naturally preserves without additives. Re-hydrating is easy, but separating the wet leaves can be a challenge: read how to in this article
One of the most common questions we answer is, ‘How do I eat more seaweed?’ More people are understand the nutritional & wellness virtues of seaweeds, but seek to understand how to use it more regularly without changing their daily habits. Seaweed can be eaten fresh from the sea, just the same way we collect […]
For Western cultures, ‘seaweed as a food’ can be a slightly foreign concept, other than as an ingredient in a delicious sushi, or miso soup, perhaps a coloured seaweed salad. Knowing where to start using seaweed regularly, in our existing dietary habits, can seem slightly daunting. You may be surprised to learn that before World […]