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Dried Irish moss

Dried Irish moss
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Dried Irish Moss is a natural seaweed which can be hydrated and used in the kitchen in a thousand different ways. It has a flavor reminiscent of the sea.

Its flavor and texture is chewy with a bit of a crustacean touch.

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The Irish moss is a very fertile red algae which grows on rock surfaces, where it often forms a sort of lawn. Its habitat includes the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America.

Like all seaweed, it is rich in fiber, proteins, vitamins and minerals. It is antiinflammatory, soothes and dry coughs and relieves sore throats. It is a very good regulator for the digestive process.

Culinary uses:

Boiled: This product stands out for its gelling potential, making it ideal for making sauces, jams and desserts.

It is also used in cold and warm salads, creams, soups, and stews, as well as scrambled eggs.

Cooked: It is ideally suited for making thick soups that are sure to turn out quite tasty.

Nutritional value:

High in protein and fiber. Low-fat. Sugar-free.

Minerals: Iodine (I), Calcium (Ca), Iron (Fe), Magnesium (Mg), Phosphorous (P) and Zinc (Zn).

Ingredients: Dried Irish moss (Chondrus Crispus).

Packaging: cardboard package.

Net Weight 25 gr

Preparation

Rehydration: Soak in water with a little salt for 5 minutes. It will expand to 4 times its dry weight when rehydrated.

Cooking Time: Boil for 30 minutes.

Dried Seaweed

Dried seaweed has to be soaked in water before cooking and it increases considerably in weight after soaking (see attached document).

Use cold water and a pinch of salt to soak seaweed. It's important to let the seaweed soak for the right amount of time; too long and it would lose its texture.

When cooking a recipe with lots of water, such as stews or soups, dried seaweed can be incorporated directly, since it soaks at the same time as it cooks.

The water used to soak seaweed can also be used to cook and flavor other dishes.

Brand:

Porto Muiños bases its success on the analysis and research of the organoleptic qualities of seaweed. It also studies many other delicacies from Galician Sea, always searching out new flavors and textures: dried seaweed, seaweed tartare, seaweed noodles, and seaweed herbal teas. Enjoy this garden of the sea in the most diverse formats.

Where does seaweed grow and how is it harvested?

The seaweed from PORTO-MUÍÑOS grows on rocks covered by the cold, clean water of the Atlantic Ocean. The harvesting is done by divers, who select and cut the best specimens in the most appropriate season for each species. The seaweed is then processed immediately.

Cooking with Seaweed:

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03/27/2014 LOREN. Hago unas croquetas con el musgo de irlanda que ni mi madre las hace mejor
03/6/2014 FERMIN. Lo hidratas y lo puedes utilizar en cualquier comida, son muy sanas

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