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Jun 122017
 

Irish Dulse Soda Scones This is a recipe that I tried out this week for the first time, to use up some Dulse I had left over.  I love scones, and I love Dulse, so of course I had to love Irish Dulse Soda Scones. How did they turn out?  Fantastic.  The dulse adds some amar […]

Apr 162017
 

Ballybofey, in County Donegal, is a typical Donegal town, with a lively music and bar scene.  Many will know it as a pass-through on the drive from Belfast to Donegal, via Strabane.  But the town itself is well worth a visit. The people are known to be particularly friendly and it has a very Donegal […]

Apr 092017
 

Carrageen moss is a delicacy of the Irish people and their traditional food.  It got its name from the Carrageen village where it was the most flourishing industry.  It’s a colourful food as its tiny fans of purple, pink and cream colours are enough to attract people towards it.  Carrageen is  gathered from the southern […]

Apr 022017
 

A quick update to say that we are running very low of Dulse (Dillisk).  The last batch we got wasn’t dried enough so we had to bin it.  We only ever send it out when the quality is absolutely tip top, picked straight off the rocks and dried in the open sun till it’s crunchy […]

Mar 192017
 

Seaweed with its exotic tastes and varied qualities is now cherished by people all over the world.  But many of us still wonder where to buy fresh edible seaweeds as retail outlets are very rare.   However now buying edible seaweed is not difficult, as there are outlets in and around your areas, and online stores […]

Mar 192017
 

One of the vegetables that I am very fond of is seaweeds. I love it not only because of its taste but because of the many nutrients it can deliver to our body. Seaweeds have always been part of the staple diet of Asians who lived near the sea. To the seaside residents, it is […]

Mar 122017
 

Seaweed, as the name aptly reflects, is the creation of the underwater world.  However the weeds like dulse, kelp, laver, carrageen, badderlocks, and tangle with their specific traits of rich nutritious content are much more than weeds and reminiscent of any healthy and nutritious land-based food. They bloom under the sea and are exhorted as […]

Feb 262017
 

Why we should grow and eat more seaweed It’s one of the healthiest, most versatile ‘weeds’ around. Asian countries have enjoyed the benefits for centuries. So where is the market for homegrown UK seaweed? Was ever a group of aquatic plants more inaptly named? True, they’re found in the sea, but the likes of kelp, […]

Feb 182017
 

Creathnach, for centuries, with its versatile qualities and 56 nutrient contents, has been the preferred delicacy and palatable delight for inhabitants living along the western coasts of Canada, Ireland and other Northern European countries.  Now its influence is reaching all over the world. Belonging to the family of red algae, Creathnach resembles the shape of […]