Scientists at Oregon State University in the US believe that they might have found the answer: Dulse
As a nutrient-dense aqua botanical, the algae included in ISG's products include: Spirulina, a variety of fresh water blue-green algae similar in makeup to sea vegetables such as dulse
, kelp, nori, kombu, arame, wakame, and chlorella; algae biomass, (raw algae); and astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant.
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.
This week, Fiona Houston, owner of Mara Seaweed, shows you how to create parmesan straws with dulse
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.
YOUNG ABALONE, LOVAGE, and DULSE
IN SEA FOAM with SAVOY CABBAGE CRISPS Serves 4 James Syhabout Commis For the savoy cabbage crisps: 1 savoy cabbage, cored, leaves separated Water, as needed Olive oil, as needed Kosher salt, as needed For the abalone: 4 whole red abalone For the sea foam: 1 small shallot, peeled and sliced 1/2 bunch parsley 1 tablespoon peppercorns 1 cup white wine 2 cups vegetable stock 1/3 cup whole milk 7 ounces unsalted butter 2 ounces sea lettuce Lemon juice, as needed Salt to taste For the garnish: Lovage leaves Fresh dulse
seaweed Purslane clusters* * Purslane, Portulaca olearacae, can be found growing wild along garden rows, amidst lawns, and between sidewalk cracks.
Elderflower vodka cured scal-lops, aspic of dulse
, preserved sea cabbage, powdered seaweed and pickled samphire
Foragers find seaweeds like dulse
, sea spaghetti and the famous Welsh laver, then learn how to incorporate these amazing sea vegetables into everyday meals at home.
: Reddish-brown dulse
tastes like bacon when sauteed
To begin with, my father met my mother at a dulse
stand on Grand Manan Island," she says.
The chef 's signature dish of Terry Butterly smoked haddock and dulse
mini fishcakes served with herb mayonnaise are a must.