The wilderness of the Highlands
plays host to an unrivalled food larder,
seaweed can now be added to the list.
Name : Dulse
Scientific name : Palmaria palmata
Flavour : 3 – Strong
Culinary Notes : A vibrant purple red colour when rehydrated, with a distinctive savoury flavour and a crunchy texture
Culinary Uses : Fried or roasted, it takes on a smoky flavour similar to bacon. As flakes, Dulse is a great flavouring to add to salads, sandwiches, popcorn, pasta, potatoes; sauces, pesto and butters. Also a great flavouring for oils.