It's a crash course in seaweed nutrition: Sea purslane for vitamin A and omega 3; kelp is packed with natural MSG; for every 100g of Nori, 25% is protein; red strands of dulse
are high in iodine and make a great substitute for bacon; rock samphire is a blood purifier; while serrated wrack makes for the "ultimate bath bomb" because of the oil it secretes.
Sensory scores for color, 9.03, texture, 9.15, and overall quality, 9.48, dropped significantly in Dulse
samples at 35 F on the ninth day of storage compared to the first day's scores of about 12.8.
Abalone were fed a mixed diet of Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) and Pacific Dulse
(Palmariu mollis) weekly.
is a superfood, with twice the nutritional value of kale,' said Chuck Toombs, an OSU faculty and member of the team working to develop the product into a foodstuff.
With each new wave, the habitats of dulse
sea lettuce flakes are invaded by tiny toy soldiers, escaped from landfill or flushed ignorantly down toilets.
Nutritional value of proteins from edible seaweed Palmaria palmata (dulse
Carrington, Antioxidant activity of dulse
(Palmaria palmata) extract, Food Chem, 91, 485 (2005).
Pia rattles off a list of foraged ingredients she finds growing free: "Meadowsweet, burdock, elder, rosehips, dulse
(a type of seaweed), nettles, celandines, chickweed, sorrel."
The Western culinary world is showing a growing interest in cooking with nutrient-rich seaweeds like nori, wakame, kombu, dulse
, and kelp, which have long been staples in many Asian diets.
Diners can expect a mixture of Junoon signature dishes along with locally inspired creations which include: sordid sweetlip fish tadka - curry leaf tadka (spices fried in hot oil, added on top of the fish), grapefruit, crispy dulse
and sea urchin; mutton rose bryani - mutton kofta with saffron, mint and rose; and for dessert, chocolate date - milk chocolate parfait, date cake, hibiscus puree, chilli glass and braised dates.
Elderflower vodka cured scal-lops, aspic of dulse
, preserved sea cabbage, powdered seaweed and pickled samphire
SIMPLE SEAWEED RICE 1/4 onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 21/4 c water 2 Tbsp dried wakame 2 Tbsp dulse
flakes 1 c long grain brown rice 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 2 tsp soy sauce, optional 1/4 c toasted sesame seeds 1.