Sea Vegetables

  • Egg Sea Vegetables

    Scrambled Egg & Nori

    Scrambled Egg is easy to cook. If you add some other ingredients, it can be a great dish that is more nutritious. However, we can’t be bothered to wash and chop up veggies sometimes. Let me suggest you an easiest yet nutritious ingredient that you can add to your Scrambled Egg, and it is a …

  • Sea Vegetables

    Garlic Anchovy ‘Kombu’

    This is another sea vegetable dish that I want to encourage people who are not familiar with them to try. Have a look at the ingredients. Olive Oil, Garlic, Chilli and Anchovy!!! It’s very Mediterranean which many people love. ‘Kombu’ (Kelp) is very nutritious and has no fishy smell. This could be easier for you …

  • Fish Sea Vegetables

    Kombu & Tuna Wasabi Mayo Salad

    I want to encourage people who are not familiar with sea vegetables to try them. Some types of sea vegetables, that I am trying not to call ‘seaweeds’, have slimy texture and fishy smell. I understand it might be challenging for some people to eat them. I think ‘Kombu’ (kelp) is easier to try. Dried …

  • Sea Vegetables Takikomigohan

    Hijiki Takikomigohan

    ‘Hijiki’ is a dark brownish coloured sea vegetable and it has been a part of the Japanese diet for centuries. Hijiki is rich in dietary fibre and minerals such as calcium, iron and magnesium. There is a health concern about the level of inorganic arsenic in Hijiki and some say it is toxic. I have …

  • Sea Vegetables

    Nori ‘Tsukudani’

    ‘Tsukudani’ is a dish of commonly small fish, shellfish or seaweed cooked in Mirin, Sugar and Soy Sauce to preserve the ingredients. Its name originates from Tsukuda-jima, an island in Tokyo where it was first made in the Edo period. Seaweed ‘Tsukudani’ can be made with Kombu (kelp) or Wakame Seaweeds. But Nori ‘Tsukudani’ is …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Wakame Ponzu Salad

    A Korean grocery store nearby sells many ingredients very similar to Japanese ones and I can purchase dried Wakame. The dried Wakame are totally shrunk and look like thin twigs or something, but the volume increases a lot when rehydrated. You would better use small amount. My mother used to use vegetable oil but I …

  • Beans & Peas Sea Vegetables

    Hijiki & Soy Beans Nimono

    This is probably one of the very traditional home-style dishes that most mothers cook. My family recipe is always meat-free but you may wish to add chicken to this dish. This can be mixed with freshly cooked rice to make “Hijiki Mazegohan’ which is also popular. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dried Hijiki 20 to 25g …

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    Cabbage & Nori Salad

    Do you use Nori (Seaweed Sheets) for cooking other then Sushi? I use Nori for soup, salad and many other things. Try this Korean inspired Cabbage & Nori Salad.  Cabbage can be replaced with Lettuce.  I cook this salad quite often. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/4 Cabbage *OR LettuceBoiling Water to soften Cabbage1 clove Garlic  …

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    Wakame & Cucumber Salad

    One of the most popular and authentic Japanese salad. This type of salad is called ‘Ae-mono’. This particular ‘Ae-mono’ is one of the refreshing dishes that I sometimes have a craving for when I am very tired. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Continental Cucumber  OR 2 smaller ones  *about 300g Dry Wakame 2 to 3 …

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