Kombu Seaweed: What Is It And Why You Should Be Eating It Already (Recipes Included)
Konbu seaweed is a very common ingredient in Japanese cuisine! Its versatility, its umami taste, and its important health benefits are the many reasons you should start consuming this incredible sea vegetable if you haven't already tried it!
What is kombu?
Konbu gives a nice "umami" taste to broths, its taste and versatility are widely appreciated across the world. What is more, it's suited for vegans as well!
Kombu Health Benefits
How to Cook Kombu?
Kombu stock recipe
-4-6 cups of water
-6 inch piece of dried kombu
1.Put the kombu in the water and let it soak for about 15-20 minutes.
2.Bring it to a simmer over medium heat (uncovered).
3.Take the kombu out of the pot, and save it for another time.
This recipe is incredibly simple and can serve as a base for many kinds of soups or hot pots! Kombu can be used 2-3 times before being thrown out.
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- Lili Wanderlust
- I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.