The nutritional value of seaweed far surpasses that of land plants. The first plants on earth, they are among the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.
Seaweeds were the first plants on earth & the very foundation of the food chain. They have played an important role from the very beginning of life on earth.
Karengo is the Māori name for edible red seaweeds that belong to the genus Porphyra, known in Japan as Nori (used to wrap sushi) and in Wales as laver (mixed with oatmeal and bacon fat to make laverbread). In New Zealand, Karengo has been part of the Māori traditional diet for hundreds of years. It’s an […]
Best seaweed to buy / which one you should eat depends on a few factors: the culinary application, the sensory experience and also the nutritional needs.
Agar’s benefits lie in the fact that it’s a functional food. Nourishment is only one of the ways it contributes to a healthy body. Agar is very nourishing yet has virtually no calories and is fat-free. According to the USDA nutritional data, Agar is a good source of many important minerals. Agar shows good levels of […]
Naturally dried Dulse seaweed leaves Dulse, a red seaweed from the Atlantic, has been used as food & medicine for centuries. It is harvested from the wild in north east of America, Ireland & Iceland. It is enjoying a revival at the moment, dubbed ‘the next kale’ as explained in Bon Appetit Food Magazine, ‘How […]
Dulse has remarkable nutritional benefits, which have been enjoyed for centuries in Europe and off the East Coast of North America. Dulse is to the Irish, what Nori is to the Japanese – a key pantry staple. Its scientific name ‘Palmaria’ refers to its fan-like shape. Dulse is usually harvested from late spring to mid-autumn, […]
Seaweeds balance the body by supplying all the basic elements critical to optimal functioning, including boosting metabolism & regulating various activities.
The Underwater World of Seaweeds Seaweeds grown in a different world to land plans and have a unique physiology & chemistry from that of land plants in order to cope with their environment. Seaweeds are essentially multi-organism algae, sometimes referred to as macro algae. Seaweeds are the most ancient plants on earth,and many scientists claim […]
Wakame has a mild taste that gives it great versatility. In Asian cuisine, you may find it floating in miso soup, but in the west, Atlantic Wakame (alaria) is also commonly used to add interest, a nutritional boost and fibre to meals. It has a spinach-like flavour with a fresh sea aftertaste; the texture is […]
Wakame nutrition & wellness properties come from its high concentration in essential nutrients and the presence of unique compounds that support the cardiovascular system, maintain hormonal balance, strengthen bones, improve circulation and promote skin health. In Asia, especially Japan, the nutritional value of Wakame has been widely understood for hundreds of years as is evidenced […]