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The Best Seaweed for Setting Panna Cotta

The Best Seaweed for Setting Panna Cotta

I have a utter soft spot for the seaweed known as Irish Moss. When cooked, this seaweed has a fabulous texture, setting ability and taste that makes me melt inside. It’s perfect for setting panna cottas, vegan pates, mousse and for thickening soups. I imagine […]

2 Billion Old Seaweed and Still Tasty!

2 Billion Old Seaweed and Still Tasty!

I’m standing on a rock at low tide, layers of organic matter below my feet, formed over billions of years. Beyond me is the great ocean herself, perhaps where we all came from and marking a time before our migration, along with (now) terrestrial plants, […]