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  • Uneno Rishiri Konbu -Dried Kelp


Uneno Rishiri Wild Kombu (Dried Kelp)

65 gram bag of Japanese dried kelp - Rishiri Island, Japan

Rishiri Wild Kombu is a type of edible seaweed that is native to the waters surrounding Rishiri Island in Japan. It belongs to the species Saccharina longissima, which is a brown algae commonly used in Japanese cuisine.

Rishiri Wild Kombu is highly valued for its unique flavor and nutritional properties. It has a delicate, slightly sweet taste and a tender texture. The seaweed is rich in essential minerals such as iodine, calcium, potassium, and magnesium, as well as vitamins, dietary fiber, and antioxidants.

In Japanese culinary traditions, Rishiri Wild Kombu is widely used as an ingredient in various dishes. It is often used to make dashi, a traditional Japanese broth or stock, which serves as a base for many soups, stews, and sauces. The kombu is typically simmered in water to extract its umami flavors and nutrients.

Rishiri Wild Kombu is the high-quality variety of kombu due to the pristine waters around Rishiri Island, which contribute to its superior taste and nutritional content. The island's environment provides optimal conditions for the growth of this seaweed, resulting in a premium product highly sought after by chefs.