WISV10004 Wild Irish Sea Veg

Wild Irish Sea Veg Carrageen - 50g

  • Wild Irish Sea Veg Carrageen
  • Organic Seaweed coming from the clean waters of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Hand Picked, Hand Harvested and Air Dried


Product Description

With delicate fronds and a deep pink colour, Irish Moss has a long history in Western cuisine. It is a good gelling agent suited to desserts and savoury dishes alike. It is traditionally used in the treatment of colds. It is harvested by hand where it is cut just above the root to ensure the re-growth of the algae. Commonly found in the lower shore – sometimes under the large brown seaweeds or in rock pools OTHER NAMES: Carragheen, Carraigin, Mastocarpus stellatus. Type: Red Algae Taste: Slightly sweet with an intense shellfish flavour Texture: Has a pleasant bite to it when gently boiled. Smooth, light texture in sauces and jellies.

Nutrition Information

High in – Protein, Fibre, Iodine, Calcium, carrageenan, antioxidants Contains – Magnesium, copper, sulphur Vitamins – A


PREPARATION: To rehydrate: Soak in cold water for up to 5mins with a little salt Salted: Wash salt off thoroughly before use. Fresh: Rinse thoroughly before use Gel: Simmer in milk or water for around 10-20 mins, strain before use. COOKING INSTRUCTIONS: For best results, simmer for around 10 mins before eating (no longer than 30 mins) .For a stiff gel it is possible to simmer for a little longer. Goes well with: Fish and seafood, milk, citrus, vinegar, ginger, honey, foie gra. Boil/Steam In pasta sauces, with rice/risotto, accompaniment to fish, added to fish pies, stews, patties and croquettes. Bake use as a bed for baked fish and chowders Cold Pickled, added to salads Thickener Sauces and soups Gel ice cream, jelly, mousse and blancmange

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Out Of Stock Until 15 November 2016

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