Traditionally carragheen was used as a soothing drink for coughs and colds.

Ingredients:

20 g Carragheen

1 l of water

Lemon/orange Juice or honey

Soak the carragheen for approximately 15 min in water. Rinse it thoroughly afterwards removing any shells or instrustations. 

Bring to the boil and simmer for about 1/2 hour. Strain using a sieve and remove the carragheen.

You may add lemon/orange Juice or honey to the liquid.

Drink as hot as possible.

Carragheen Soothing Drink

Seaweed Crisps

The healthy alternative to potatoe chips!

Ingredients:

seaspaghetti, dillisk, seasalad as available

olive or nut oil

If dried soak seaweed. Afterwards wash thoroughly with clear water removing any shells or incrustations.

Squeeze to remove as much water as possible. Place the seaweed into a bowl and add a little bit of your favourite oil like olive  oil or nut oil.

Place it on a baking tray, heat the oven to 150 °C and bake until crispy.

The time necessary varies with the  seaweed. So you need to check from now and then. :-)

Mediterranean Sea Spaghetti

The healthy alternative to potatoe chips!

Ingredients:

seaspaghetti, dillisk, seasalad as available

olive or nut oil

If dried soak seaweed. Afterwards wash thoroughly with clear water removing any shells or incrustations.

Squeeze to remove as much water as possible. Place the seaweed into a bowl and add a little bit of your favourite oil like olive  oil or nut oil.

Place it on a baking tray, heat the oven to 150 °C and bake until crispy.

The time necessary varies with the  seaweed. So you need to check from now and then. :-)

Do you know how you can make your spaghetti dish more nutritious and  at the same time reduce caloric value?

Try this recipe!

What you need:

(serves 4)

ca. 30 g dry seaspaghetti

100 g  aubergine

100 g courgette

250 g Spaghetti

3 cloves of garlic

spring onions

ca. 500 g prawns or mixed seafood

mediterranean seasoning mix (oregano, thyme, rosemary, basil)

olive or nut oil

salt, pepper

1. Soak sea spaghetti and boil until al dente (takes usually 15 - 20 min)

2. cook spaghetti in a sepaqrate pot

3. chop spring onions, aubergine and the courgette

4. put some oil into a pan, add the chopped vegetables along with mediterranean seasoning, some salt and pepper and fry until all gets a nice brownish colour

5. add chopped garlic and prawns or mixed seafood to the fry and stir until all ingredients are heated through

6. Add the drained sea spaghetti and spaghetti to the vegetables. Stir to mix, add some seasoning if necessary

7. Serve and enjoy!

What you need:

different types of seaweed like

Dillisk, Nori, Sea Spaghetti, Sea lettuce

Flakes can be used as a tasty and healthy add on to many dishes

  • Sprinkle seaweed flakes on salads or in soups

  • Mix into mashed potatoes or omelettes

  • also tasty in fish batter

  • add to your favourite seasoning on meat or fish before cooking or placing on the barbecue

How to prepare seaweed flakes

Although seaweed is sold dried there is still a bit of moisture left. So if you want to grind or flake it all the moisture must be gone. It has to be crisp dry.

If you want to make sure to retain most nutrients we recommend to dehydrate slowly at low heat (40°C) in your oven. This may take some time.

Some seaweed is crispy faster than others so check regularly when the different types are ready.

After cooling and crushing into flakes or grinding store in sealed bags, jam jars or spice shaker in a dry place and away from direct light.

Enjoy your nutritious add on!

Seaweed Flakes

Seaweed Recipes

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