Seaweed is a simple and yet fascinating plant that is a treasure chest of natural chemicals and beneficial ingredients not available from land vegetables. Seaweed draws from the sea an incomparable wealth of mineral elements, macro elements, vitamins (A,B,C,D,E,K, folic acid) and trace elements like iodine. Seaweed has many uses – we use fucus vesiculousus it in our bread to replace some salt and to add nutrients. We also sell culinary seaweed, seaweed salt and seaweed seaweed for bathing.
Atlantic Seaweed Bath harvested from the Atlantic waters off the North West Coast of Ireland
Seaside seaweed baths have an honoured place in our therapeutic history, traditionally recommended for alleviating dry skin, relieving aches and pains and aiding body detoxification.
Slide into the depths of that history today with your own seaweed bath in your own home. This natural product is high in sulphur and iodine (amber tint). It also contains Vit A (retinol), Vit E and is rich in natural oils. The white coating which may be present is sea salt.
Pack contains one block of dried Fucus serratus. Can also be used as a loofah and reused within 48 hours.
Dillisk (Palmaria palmata) 28g pack.
Wild hand-harvested Irish seaweed, also referred to as Vegan bacon...
Dillisk is a versatile seaweed. It is ideal chopped in salads and soups, added to fish and meat dishes or simply eaten raw or toasted. It is a tasty condiment when finely chopped for pasta or pizza.
For recipe ideas we recommend Prannie Rhatigan's Irish Seaweed Kitchen.
Hebridean Seaweed 50:50 Cornish Sea Salt.
Half the salt, twice the flavour! A unique combination of seaweed, sustainably harvested off the Outer Hebrides and sea salt from the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. Certified organic by the Soil Association.
This 50/50 mix of Ascophyllum nodosum wrack seaweed and unrefined salt provides a healthy condiment. No other natural food has such a complete balance of minerals, trace elements and micro nutrients.
Hand harvested Seaweed Irish Carrageen (Chrondus Crispus). Suitable for Vegetarians.
Sea Salad 28g
A blend of five hand-harvested Irish seaweeds, the Wild Seaweed Salad is a mouth-watering taste of Ireland's Atlantic Ocean. Soak for 30 minutes and lightly cook until tender.
Bladderwrack is one of the most common seaweeds available. It is generally added to dishes to give a fishy flavour. Bladderwrack is tasty cooked in the pan with a little bit of oil or crumbled and sprinkled as seasoning. Fucus vesiculosus is used in our bread to replace some of the salt and to add nutrients unique to sea vegetables. You will also find it in food supplements. It is a very important seaweed and much researched.
Kombu Royale, also know as Sugar Kelp, is a deep water Atlantic oarweed which grows near the low-tide mark. Kombu Royale may be used as a soup ingredient or as a vegetable. It is great pickled and an excellent addition to salads and seafood dishes.
Suitable for vegetarians.
Wild hand-harvested Sea Spaghetti from the Atlantic coastline of Ireland.
A very popular sea vegetable, Sea Spaghetti is perfect for salads or as a garnish in cereal or seafood dishes. For best results it should be lightly cooked or steamed. Sea Spaghetti can be marinated in vinegar or soaked in water to make it more tender.
Suitable for vegetarians
Wild hand-harvested Seaweed Irish Kombu / Kelp (Laminaria digitata) from the Atlantic coastline of Ireland.
Kombu Has traditionally been used as an essential ingredient in oriental cooking. For centuries it has been consumed for it's iodine. A versatile ingredient, Kombu can be used as a flavour enhancer, a softening agent or simply on its own as a vegetable.
Suitable for Vegetarians.
Wakame or Alaria esculenta grows in cold water areas of the North Atlantic. It is a very similar plant to Japanese Wakame which is native to Pacific waters. Alaria is a versatile sea vegetable with a mild flavour and is used for cooking in a wide variety of dishes.
Suitable for vegetarians.