Seaweeds were the first plants on earth and have been in existence for the last three and a half billion years. Their culinary usage can be traced back to three thousand years ago.
Sea water and the fluids in a healthy human body contain many of the same minerals in very similar concentrations. It is not surprising that sea vegetables have been treasured throughout centuries for their ability to restore, nourish and strengthen the body.READ MORE
Seaweeds support and encourage the ongoing process of neutralizing and eliminating dietary and environmental toxins from the body.
Seaweeds contain all the nutrients essential to health and emotional balance; historically, it has been a staple in the diet of the healthiest people in the world.
Seaweeds provide all that is required by the self-regulatory mechanisms involved in maintaining the body's optimum performance.
Seaweed Cooking Tips
Seaweeds represent a tremendous culinary potential as their range & variety far surpasses that of traditional land vegetables; they open a new world of flavours, colours & textures.
Their culinary versatility makes them a great addition to any dish, even desserts!
One does not have to eat great quantities of sea vegetables in order to enjoy the taste and health benefits.
- One of my endeavours has been to tackle Anchoïade, a Provencal puree of anchovies, garlic & olive oil, often served on grilled bread or as a dip with any combination of crudités.
- Asparagus recipes abound; try them fresh stir fried with NZ Wild Wakame. An attractive taste combo, complementary colours, great textures and quick to make!
- Find out how to make Raw Irish Moss Pudding, a departure from the traditional way the plant has been used with beneficial effects for people who consume it.