Hsu's Hokkaido Kombo Dried Seaweed is a perfect accompaniment to soup and cold salad.
The seaweed is thick and delicious, retains its umami and toughness after being stewed, and has a slight taste of sweetness. In 797 in Japan, kelp was regarded as a tribute and was very precious. Kombu is a kind of seaweed that grows in frigid seas. About 90% of the konbu eaten in the market is produced in Hokkaido.
Kombu is low in calories and rich in minerals; 23 times that of milk, and 39 times that of calcium. Kombu is also a very good alkaline food, which allows us to maintain a healthy physique which tends to be acidic due to consuming a large amount of meat or processed food.
Once the seaweed is soaked in water and softened, it can be used in various cooking dishes.