Most commonly used for wrapping sushi, laver seaweed is renowned for its age-old link to Japanese cuisine. More commonly known as ‘nori’ in Japan, laver has an exceptional nutrient content, and is widely loved for its ability to bring out the fantastic flavours in seafoods and meat.
Rich in vitamin C and iodine, this sensational seaweed is often consumed dried as a topping for soups and salads. In the UK, laver is used to make laver bread, a dish in which the fresh seaweed is slow-cooked, seasoned and traditionally served with hot, buttered toast – adding an interesting element to an already scrumptious dish!
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