Wakame isn’t your run-of-the-mill seaweed you’ll find yourself wading through the next time you go on a snorkelling trip. Cultivated for centuries by sea farmers in Korea and Japan, this deep-green coloured wakame is rich in nutrients – containing a variety of vitamins and mineral, including omega 3 fatty acids.
Most commonly sold dried and then rehydrated, wakame has a subtly sweet, distinctive and savoury flavour, as well as a soft, satin-like texture. This scrumptious seaweed can be chopped and added to soups or fried and thrown into salads, stir-fries, and side dishes for a salty, umami flavour.
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