Gift-Wrapped Kelp Rolls

Kombu Maki


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Appears in

An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

Besides being nutritious (kelp is a wonderful source of vitamins and minerals—particularly calcium), these dark, glossy, tied tidbits look intriguing and inviting on an hors d’oeuvre tray. The sophisticated aniselike flavor of the simmered kelp nicely complements cold meats and poultry, too, which makes Gift-Wrapped Kelp Rolls an exciting and unusual garnish for a buffet platter. Since the rolls can be made from the kelp that’s left over from making basic sea stock, they’re as frugal as the