As seaweed thrives in very cold water, our nori is the taken during the winter and is the first harvest. Its raw, tender fronds are then pressed into sheets and then hand-toasted over fire. This is considered to be the finest grade, known as “shin Nori in Japan and rates the highest score given, a 5 for its remarkable flavor, crispness and beautiful black sheen. In Japan, this grade of nori is called “Ariake no Megumi” meaning, “Gift from the Ariake Sea.” Versatile and ready to eat, Toasted or “Sushi” Nori is a must for sushi, norimaki (sushi rolls), and rice balls (“onigiri”). Crumbled or cut into strips, it is an attractive garnish for grains, noodles, and soups.
Sushi Nori Sea Weed
Ingredients: Japanese dried seaweed: Nori (Porphyra Tenera)