24 Jun 2019

Seaweed, not just for sushi

From Nine To Noon, 11:31 am on 24 June 2019
Kale sea spaghetti salad

Kale sea spaghetti salad Photo: Pacific Harvest

Pacific Harvest's Louise Fawcet talks to Kathryn Ryan about the unique culinary properties of seaweed.

Louise Fawcett and her husband Doug

Louise Fawcett and her husband Doug Photo: supplied

She says like different vegetables each one lends itself to a variety of culinary uses - some tenderise meat, others are good for noodles or as a gelatine or salt substitute. Seaweed's usage in meals can be traced back to three thousand years ago. Louise has recipes for roasted pumpkin with furikakesea spaghetti & kale salad, and vegan umami broth.