Cure Coughs and Colds with Carrageen

Winter is here and I hope you got to dry and store your foraged seaweeds to use throughout the season, until new growth next spring. If not, you can buy most varieties in your local health shop or quality supermarket. Carrageen is one worth having in the store cupboard. Known also by the names Carrageen Moss, Irish Moss, it is […]

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A Good Year For Seaweed Lovers

We’ve said goodbye to 2016 and many, many lovely days on the rocky shore. Benign weather, a long summer and autumn, spectacular moons created ideal conditions for foraging. We explored new stretches of coast in Wexford (incl. Blackhall), Galway (North Beach, Inishbofin) and Cork (incl. Roberts Cove, Oysterhaven), and visited all our favourite places along the Waterford Coast. As has […]

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The 1st Day of Seaweed Christmas

On the first day of Christmas….. Sweets and Baking Blend in….Shortbread Beat¬† 100g Butter with wooden spoon until soft. Mix in 50g caster sugar and then beat in 150g plain white Flour with 1 tsp. Sweets & Baking Blend added until mixture comes together into a ball. Roll out to an even 4 mm thickness, stamp out shapes and place […]

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