Seaweeds: meet them, eat them … love them

  • September 30, 2015
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

There are over 500 seaweeds on our coastline and they are all edible.

Join Prannie Rhatigan for an evening’s introduction to seaweed harvesting and cooking.

Prannie will talk about the health benefits of seaweeds, seaweed identification, harvesting, storage and preparation. The demonstration will feature red, green and brown seaweeds in hearty everyday food – think; smoothies, soups, salads, scones and pesto; and definitely a raw sweet treat.

Participants will get to take home some seaweed tastings.

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Prannie Rhatigan is a medical doctor with a lifetime experience of harvesting, cooking and gardening organically with sea vegetables. Born and raised in the North West of Ireland where she still lives, she has a lifelong interest in the connections between food and health.

Hailed as “Ireland’s leading seaweed expert” in Food and Wine in June 2012  she has represented Ireland’s finest food abroad on many occasions and has given workshops and lectures on sea vegetables and cooking.

Prannie Rhatigan is the author of the Irish Seaweed Kitchen Cookbook.

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