Cockles with Laverbread

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Floyd on Britain & Ireland

By Keith Floyd

Published 1988

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Laverbread is a rich green seaweed that you can gather from seashore rocks. If you have picked your own you must wash it thoroughly several times to remove all grit and sand, then boil it in a little water in a covered pan for up to 6 hours, stirring regularly to prevent it sticking. Allow any excess liquid to evaporate. (It may be pressure cooked for about hours.) You may buy a tin of laverbread, or possibly get it fresh from your fishmonger. Waun Gron is one of several Cheddar-like cheese