What Is Nori
Looking at Nori, which looks like black paper, many people used to be puzzled and comment, "Is this somthing to eat?" Since Sushi has become popular, most of them know what it is. But they still don't know much about Nori.
Seaweed is a kind of sea plants inside the seas. Seaweed is set up caught towards rocks, sand, dead plants and algae of undersea, or is even found on the sea and ocean surfaces, needs sunlight to thrive. There are over ten thousand varieties of seaweed, many of which are good to eat. Seaweed has been an important part of the japanese diet for many centuries. Today, various types of seaweed are used extensively as soup stock, seasonings and other forms in daily Japanese cooking.
Seaweed is divided into 3 types, red seaweed, green seaweed, brown seaweed. Nori is a commonly consumed red seaweed. In Japan, nori is used to wrap sushi, but it is also known as sloke in Scotland and laver in Wales where it was traditionally made into flat breads.