[South Korea, USA] Twelve years ago, during an extended layover in Seoul, Korea, I discovered the ancestors of the packaged seaweed snacks that today’s hip kids have in their lunchboxes. Continue reading Seaweed, salvation and salivation: Algae can serve as surprising substitute for bacon
[USA] Dulse started as humble abalone feed, sold for $4 an ounce as a cooking ingredient and mostly limited to the realms of fish and hippy food. But the seaweed held a secret: Continue reading Portland food masterminds bottle bacon-tasting seaweed; could it be the next kale?
[USA] It was pitched as a potential miracle of the culinary world: Oregon State University researchers had patented a strain of seaweed that, when fried, tasted like bacon. Continue reading The bacon effect: OSU researchers turn forgotten seaweed into potential billion-dollar enterprise
[USA] America loves bacon. But what if there was a way to get that salty, smoky goodness without all the fat, calories and heart-clogging cholesterol?
Researchers at Oregon State University say you can with a type of seaweed Continue reading We tried seaweed bacon and- surprisingly- you should too
[USA] A succulent red seaweed has been created that is packed full of protein, but unlike any other ‘superfood’ proclaimed as the Continue reading Scientists create strain of dulse seaweed that is packed with antioxidants but tastes of pork