Wakamé is also known as sea fern and has an olive green to brown color, with a rubbery, long and smooth single leaves with wavy edges. The sea vegetable can grow up to two meters high. Wakamé is often processed into a delicious Japanese seaweed salad.
Moai Caviar is known as ‘Umibudo’, the Japanese word for ‘Sea Grapes’ or ‘Green Caviar’. An edible seaweed with little bubbles on its stems, which remind of a small green cluster of grapes or fish roe. The bubbles break easily on the tongue, releasing a slightly salty taste of southern sea freshness. When used raw it is a visually attractive ingredient with a gel-like, aqueous mouth-feeling.
Sea Fennel has a number of uses in the culinary field. Working with Sea fennel requires precise dosage due to its concentrated aromas. When it is blanched, the full asparagus flavour is most evident.
The sea rosemary is the briny brother of the domestic rosemary. In addition, the aromatic taste can also be compared to rosemary. Sea rosemary does not grow in the water, but along the coast, which explains the salty flavour.
The seaweed Royal Kumbu is a very tasty seaweed. Because of the sweet taste, it is also called sugar seaweed. It is a so-called typical winter weed: it only grows at lower temperatures. Royal Kumbu is meaty and crunchy.
Sea lettuce is a green algae that occurs all over the world. It is a well-known phenomenon especially during summer, because the growth is stimulated by the difference in light concentrations. It will appear on the beach in thick plagues. Sea lettuce is popular among vegetarians and vegans, but is also becoming increasingly popular to a wider public. Besides that sea lettuce appears to be very healthy, it also looks fantastic and has a delicious umami flavor.
Samphire does not grow in the sea, but in the transition zone of salt water and land. The tubular, green stems have a fine, salty taste which makes it an ideal product to make dishes with fish, shellfish or crustaceans.
Dulse sea kale belongs to the red seaweeds and has a unique, smoky, full flavour.Palmaria, the name of this type of seaweed means “the palm of the hand” in Latin, which refers to the hand shaped from of the seaweed.