X05 Kombu
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  • Sustainably-made
  • Fair Trade
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*Minimum Order of 100 grams

ABOUT THE PRODUCT

  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Highin iodine, avoid daily intake
  • Perfect addition to soups and Japanese dishes

Description

Kombuis a brown, long and wide seaweed that grows in the clean and cool waters of the North of Japan.It is always used for making Japanese soup stock, called "Dashi". Kombu has a high iodine content, so avoid the daily intake of Kombu.

Health Benefits

  • Rich in iodine and calcium
  • Great source of antioxidants
  • Beneficial in dealing with inflammation

USES

Suggested Usage

Kombu is used extensively in Japanese cuisine as one of the three main ingredients needed to make dashi, a soup stock. Added to soups and stocks, used in sushi making- both in the preparation of the rice and in the rolls themselves. Kombucha or seaweed tea is a beverage brewed from dried kombu.

Soak 2.5g (1/2 strip) Kombu in 1.5L of water. Bring to boil. Remove the kombu and the liquid (dashi) is ready to use for miso soup or any other dishes. Due to its natural tenderizing properties, Kombu is especially helpful when cooking dried beans.

Storage

Store in a cool place, away from direct sunlight.

Refrigeration is recommended.

Allergy Information

  • No known allergen

FACTS

Nutritional Information (per 100 g)

Energy kcal --------------210 kcal
Energy kj ----------------- 871 kj
Fat ------------------------ 3.0 g
of which Saturates ------ 1.1 g
Carbohydrates ----------- 21.5 g
of which sugars ---------- 0.0 g
Fibre ---------------------- 32.7 g
Protein -------------------- 7.8 g
Salt ------------------------ 6.47 g

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