Crystallised Coral Seaweed

Preparation info

  • Makes

    100 g

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Sepia: The Cuisine of Martin Benn

Sepia

By Martin Benn

Published 2014

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Ingredients

  • 20 g (¾ oz) dried coral tenax seaweed
  • 1 litre (35

Method

Put the dried seaweed into a large container, fill with water and leave to soak overnight. Drain the seaweed.

Pour the sugar syrup in a saucepan and heat to 80°C (175°F). Add the rehydrated seaweed, remove from the heat and leave to cool.

Remove the seaweed and place in a bowl with the caster sugar. Dust the seaweed to coat completely, then transfer to a wire rack. Leave to dry