Kombu, also known as kelp, is a sea vegetables of the ‘Laminaria’ family of which there are more than ten species. EDEN Kombu Laminaria japonica is a dark greenish brown sea vegetable with thick, wide leafy fronds that grow in the waters off the southeastern coast of Hokkaido, Japan’s northern most island.
Widely used in soup stock and ‘dashi’ noodle broth as a flavor enhancer. Add a piece to beans or root vegetables for improved flavor and a softer texture. Low sodium and fat free.
Kombu (Laminaria japonica), wild