Abi Butcher from The Telegraph tried seaweed foraging for a day in Studland Bay in Dorset, here's what she had to say about the different flavours:
'Try this one, it tastes just like truffle,” says Dan, pulling his hand out of the sea, dousing some purplish-brown weed in fresh water and handing it to me. I nibble a corner, and as the flavour bursts in my mouth, I eat a whole frond of the pepper dulse, amazed by how much taste has been released.
Next up is sea lettuce – that bright green, almost transparent seaweed you see around Britain’s shoreline. It tastes fresh and, you guessed it, just like a type of lettuce.
With these flavours, it’s no wonder this superfood is taking the culinary world by storm. James Martin has been cooking with it on Saturday Kitchen, last weekend Radio 4 devoted an entire episode of The Food Programme to it, sea spaghetti is now available in Tesco and chefs all over the world are cooking with it."
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