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Mostly Harmless
43936.  Sat Jan 07, 2006 4:02 pm Reply with quote


Last edited by Mostly Harmless on Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:35 pm; edited 1 time in total

44049.  Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:26 am Reply with quote

and carrageen moss

Rory Gilmore
44335.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:17 pm Reply with quote

I suspect this one'll have to miss the series then.

44360.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 2:49 pm Reply with quote

We were discussing 'dulse' or 'duillisc', an edible seaweed much favoured in Ireland, and I added another, carrageen moss, which makes a suberb culnary thickener and gel. The discussion also involved Brehon Law. I hope MH comes back soon.

Rory Gilmore
44377.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:48 pm Reply with quote

Good heavens! It only lasted two posts! I'm amazed you discussed anything!

44445.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 7:03 pm Reply with quote

ideal discussion then!

gerontius grumpus
44451.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 7:15 pm Reply with quote

Food for Free by Richard Mabey gives a good account of dulse and carragheen as well as several other edible seaweeds.

44453.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 7:21 pm Reply with quote

Am I right in thinking that 'seaweed' on the standard Chinese Restaurant menu is simply fried, finely shredded cabbage with spices? It's delicious, but inaccurately named, I think.

44460.  Mon Jan 09, 2006 7:44 pm Reply with quote

Yes isn't it Bok Choy or Pak Choi...or something along those lines?

gerontius grumpus
44675.  Tue Jan 10, 2006 7:54 pm Reply with quote

I saw Richard Mabey on the telly this evening. He's old now, he always used to be young.

44679.  Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:02 pm Reply with quote

What about Druids?

gerontius grumpus
44683.  Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:10 pm Reply with quote

Ithink druids were always old, a bit like wizards.

44688.  Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:32 pm Reply with quote

The original title of the thread was Dulse and Druids, it's a reference to the Brehon stuff (about which I know nothing).

44840.  Wed Jan 11, 2006 1:57 pm Reply with quote

Sorted - thanks.


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