It’s abundant, it’s nutritious, and growing it is actually good for the environment, but chances are you aren’t incorporating seaweed into your diet.
Apart from the occasional sushi, seaweed just doesn’t make it into most of our meals. But that doesn’t need to be the case. It’s surprisingly easy to add different seaweeds and seaweed products into your usual recipes.
Whether you’re adding umami kombu strips to skewers of grilled chicken or swapping your gelatin for vegetarian agar agar, the next time you make dessert, these are the seaweeds you should know to make your cooking more nutritious, sustainable and, of course, delicious.