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Would You Eat This Dried Seaweed?

On a recent trip to Berkeley, I discovered my new favorite destination: the Berkeley Bowl Marketplace. At this independent supermarket, I tasted previously unheard-of fruits and chose between 10 different varieties of carrots. There was also an abundant selection of dried seaweed on display. While I love nori — the dried seaweed that's used in sushi — I wasn't so sure about consuming these dried versions.

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marie-lee marie-lee 8 years
I'd give it a try. I like wakame in miso soup and nori in my sushi so it couldn't be that bad.
Emmakatie Emmakatie 8 years
I ate a tub while I was living in Thailand. Absolutely delicious!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Eh maybe.
emalove emalove 8 years
I'd try it.
j0j0y j0j0y 8 years
That looks almost like the type of seaweed that goes into seaweed soup! It's what Koreans eat on their birthday for good luck :D It's delicious too... my mom always makes it with beef.
soapbox soapbox 8 years
I love nori, but something tells me that this tastes nothing like nori. I dunno, those paper labels don't look too promising...
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i know that there's a lot of value with foods like this but i'm one of those people who eats with their eyes most of the time...so if it's not attractive then i won't eat it
suziryder suziryder 8 years
My boss brought in dried seaweed and offered me some.. I tried a little because I didn't want to look like a ninny. The salty weird fishy taste was awful, it almost made me throw up. And I tasted it for the rest of the day. Ugh. I'm of the "try anything once" mentality, and dried seaweed is definitely a one-time-only for me.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 8 years
I eat sushi and seaweed salad; so, why not try it once?
girlwparasol girlwparasol 8 years
my brother uses dried seaweed sprinkled in his soups, which i always thought was tasty. he uses it for a bunch of other things, too, but since he lives in japan now, and hasn't cooked for me in a while, i can't remember everything he put it in. i just know he ALWAYS had a bag around the house.
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
I wouldn't mind, but aside from sushi and seaweed salad I wouldn't know how to eat them. Any suggestions (I mean I put I'd try anything once, so for me its just a matter how finding out what to use them in).
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I mostly like my seaweed in the context of sushi, but I'd try it.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
I like nori too considering how much I love sushi, but I'm a little wary of this too for some reason. But, I'll try anything once.
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