Kombu
Laminaria ochroleuca

FLAVOR

Intense, salted and slightly smoked.

COLOUR

Brown or golden.

TEXTURE

Fleshy, crunchy and slightly cartilaginous.

FORM

Sheets divided in strips that comes out from a large and thick stem.

PROPERTIES

High content in fiber, highlighting soluble fiber in relation to the other land vegetables. it is rich in minerals such as iodine, and a source of magnesium and potassium. Fat and sugar free.

HABITAT IN GALICIA

It forms a forest under the waves growing fixed to the rocks. This seaweed prefers cold waters, where it is part of the habitat of numerous fish, invertebrates and other seaweeds.

IN THE KITCHEN

It enhances the flavor of the foods that you are cooking.

It has thickening ability, very useful for cooking sauces.

It is very appropriate for the preparation of broths and stewed meat, as garnish in fish dishes. In rice, stews, soups, croquettes and burgers.

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