Sea Vegetable Recipes

Classic Dashi Recipe

Classic Dashi Recipe   We published the technique for making Japanese dashi (a seaweed & bonito broth that is an essential building block in Japanese cuisine) many years ago, but that recipe included dried mushrooms for extra umami.  Here’s a
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Umami-Packed Sea Vegetable Salad

  Sea Vegetable Salad with Flowers & Sesame Tamari Dressing   This simple sea vegetable salad is packed with satisfying umami and given additional complexity by beautiful, flavorful mustard and/or radish flowers.   Ingredients:                  Makes Servings ¼ oz Whole Leaf
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Alligator Katsu w/ Hijiki Cucumber Salad

Alligator Katsu w/ Hijiki Cucumber Salad Lightly breaded pan-fried alligator katsu with ponzu sauce and a black sesame, hijiki and cucumber salad. This is the lighter, brighter side of alligator (as opposed to slow-cooked, stewed alligator). Wine Pairing: Pinot Blanc
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Sea Grape, Melon & Radish Salad

Sea Grape, Melon & Radish Salad Fresh, bright, fruity & refreshing, this unusual salad draws the eye with its enticing blend of colors and shapes. Ingredients:                                      Makes 4-6 Servings ¼ cup drained Sea Grapes 1 Melon (Honeydew, Crenshaw, etc) ¼ lb
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Cold Soba With Morels

Cold Soba With Morels Cold soba noodles are enjoyed year round in Japan (though many people switch to hot soba in soup during the winter). They’re light and refreshing. Traditionally cold soba is served on a plate with a small
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Iron Foodie 2010 Recipe Collection

The Foodie Blogroll and Marx Foods teamed up and sent a sample of Dulse Seaweed, Fennel Pollen, Bourbon Vanilla Beans, Maple Sugar, Dried Porcini Mushrooms, Tellicherry Peppercorns, Smoked Salt and Aji Panca Chilies to each of the 25 Iron Foodie Challengers. 
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How to Make Dashi (It’s Easy!)

  What is dashi? Dashi is a traditional fish stock essential to Japanese cooking.  You will find it in many Japanese soups, sauces, and stews.  The two most central, essential ingredients in dashi are dried bonito flakes (aka katsuobushi) and
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