Simmered hijiki seaweed

 Friday, September 19, 2008









Hijiki is a type of seaweed and considered a health food. It’s rich in fiber and essential minerals such as calcium and iron. In Japan hijiki is eaten in a salad, cooked with rice, or eaten as nimono. Nimono (煮物) is a dish that is cooked in a soup with various seasoning. This ‘hijiki no nimono’ goes great with rice so make sure to cook the rice in time and eat them together! Packaged hijiki in supermarkets is black and comes in short strips about the size of a match.


5 comments:

Z'riz September 19, 2008 at 12:31 PM  

Interesting. I'm not much of a seaweed eater, though. I wonder how that tastes like?


Serving mine here: Food Friday: Soups

mirage2g September 20, 2008 at 12:59 PM  

Still...the seaweeds look odd to me, but I'd try that coz Sari did like them hehe =)

maiylah September 20, 2008 at 7:59 PM  

that does look interesting (and healthy)! would love to try that someday ... :)

thanks for playing this week, Ana. :)
happy weekend!

Anna September 25, 2008 at 11:13 PM  

Thank's for commenting;)

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