You can add Kelp Flakes to any cooking pot to enrich flavour and nutrition. To keep all the wonderful properties intact, it’s better to add this seaweed after the boil, for the duration of the simmer.
Kelp, also known as Kombu or Konbu, is a very dark forest green, almost black, seaweed with a sweet, ocean-fresh scent. Kelp is very rich in iodine which is great for the thyroid and therefore your metabolism. If you suffer from anemia, this nutritious seaweed might be a perfect pick.
Kelp is very rich in iodine and therefore should be added in small amounts, roughly 5g or a teaspoon will add adequate nutrition and flavour to a pot serving 4-6 people. Kelp is also rich in a suite of vitamins and minerals including magnesium, iron, calcium.
Did you know that Kelp has 4 times as much iron as broccoli?