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Carrageen

Carrageen

€4.75
Condrus crispus

Carrageen is most famously used as an old fashioned cure for an irritating cough. The seaweeds anti-microbial properties are great for internal and external body parts. Carrageen, often called Irish Moss, is a slightly sweet-flavoured seaweed accompanied by a shellfish note. It’s widely used as a natural thickening agent for savoury and sweet dishes such as jellies and jam.

Did you know that Carrageen contains 12 times as much iron as broccoli?
    Texture
    Light and smooth when cooked.
    Preparation

    For decoction, steep 15g in cold water for 15 mins to rehydrate, then boil for 15 mins in 1.5 l water. Strain the seaweed and add your favourite flavouring, such as lemon, ginger, star anise or honey.

    Nutritional values per 100 g
    Energy kJ 405 kJ
    Energy kcal 96 kcal
    Fat 0.7 g
    of which saturates 0.3 g
    Carbohydrate 7.9 g
    Fibre 31.5 g
    Protein 10 g
    Sodium 5.7 g
    Product information
    • 100% certified organic
    • 40g package
    • rich in calcium, potassium and zinc
    • Suitable for vegans and vegetarians
    • Store package in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight
    • This product has a 24 month shelf life
    • Compostable package