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Karengo, Nori, Laver – Why We Love It

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 […]

Why Use Karengo Seaweed – Wild or Farmed?

Karengo, is closely related to Japanese nori and Welsh Laver. Collectively they are the most consumed seaweed in the world, get inspiration!

Making Seaweed Wraps from Different Seaweed Leaves

Most people’s first experience of seaweed is sushi, considered ‘fast food’ in Japan. Although sushi is delicious, and a great way to start appreciating the taste of nori, the seaweed wraps are often over processed and glazed with flavoured salty mixtures to make them shiny and resistant to the ambient moisture, which would make them […]

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