Sea Lettuce

Ulva lactuca

Distribution: Atlantic coast, North Sea, English Channel and Mediterranean

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Colour: lime green to darkgreen

Textures:
- Raw: thin, sometimes transparent
- Cooked: melt-in-the-mouth, crispy

Flavours:
When cooked; powerful & balanced

Nutritional benefits:
Rich in vitamin C (8 times more than oranges), vitamin A, calcium, chlorophyl, iron (twice as much as wheat germ), magnesium (10 times more than wheat germ). It is also high in protein and low in fat and iodine.

How to eat it: in salads, with other raw vegetables, fried, sliced into a sauce, soup, pie, etc.

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Johan Robbens

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