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Royal kombu seaweed dehydrated at low temperature, 250g
In European exclusivity and in partnership with Bretalg company, we offer you kombu in whole leaves, dehydrated at a low temperature (40°C) and presented in a resealable packaging, which protects the seaweed from light. You can easily use it in your salads, and miscellaneous preparations.
Kombu also enables the making of a broth. All you have to do is to boil the water with fresh or already rehydrated pieces of kombu, herbs and vegetables. Let infuse for 5 to 10 minutes with heat off, then remove the kombu strips. This broth can be eaten plain with vegetables, it perfectly suits soups or replaces the cooking water of cereals or legumes.
Kombu is the basic ingredient of a traditional Japanese broth, called "dashi". This algae alkalinizes the dishes in general. Used in the preparation of tomato sauce, it neutralizes its acidity.
The bigger kombu strips can be used to surround other ingredients and be presented as papillotes or pouches. Kombu broths and infusions promote body detoxification and weight harmonization.
In the East, Kombu is considered as the medicine seaweed and the algae for health and longevity, kombu means "happiness" in Japanese.
This queen of the seas lives in a real forest. Brown in colour, it can reach 6 meters long.
For its countless properties, kombu algae is sought-after since the Antiquity for its richness in iodine. The kombu contains 20 to 30% of mineral salts, which is 8 times more calcium than milk, 5 times more iron than spinach, very rich in potassium and sodium as well. A, B1, B2, niacin, B6, B12, C, E, F, K, PP vitamins. It also has nearly 10% proteins and 60% carbohydrates: guaranteed energy!
This alga is also known for its heavy metals chelating properties. The kombu has an interesting property, which is the acceleration of the grains and legumes cooking, making them also more digestible. It also has glutamate of sodium, which is a natural taste enhancer.
To know more about our algae and where they come from, watch our two reports filmed in Roscoff in Finistère (Brittany), at our partner Bretalg, pioneer of fresh organic Breton algae. True to our values of transparency and integrity, we wanted to show you in video all this sector from the harvest to your plates.
- Packaging: resealable kraft packaging
- DDM: 2 years after the date of production
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