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The professional equipment for all Lofoten lovers
Gift box "Lofoten" from Lofoten Seaweed
The gift box Lofoten is in a way the professional equipment for all Lofoten lovers and those who want to become one.
No wonder, since the large format book "Lofoten Vibe published by Cecilie Larvåg on a total of 260 pages with numerous impressive photos and soulful texts into the unique world of the Nordic archipelago. Who did not dream anyway always of a attendance on the Lofoten, it will do after the reading of this beautiful volume with security. By the way: Also the two founders of Lofoten Seaweed, Tamara and Angelita, their products and recipes dedicate themselves some sides in this book.
The four sea-blue tins, which are found in the Nordic-stylish gift box Lofoten, also seduce to dream. More precisely, it is the contents of the four tins that invite you on a culinary trip to the Arctic Circle: There is once the Arctic Seaweed Salt. This is high-quality Norwegian sea salt flavored with dried and ground wing kelp and sugar kelp, both of which grow wild off the Lofoten Islands and are harvested by hand. The second tin in the box is the Truffle Seaweed Salt. The salt mixed with finely ground truffle kelp enhances any dish "sprinkled on top" with its elegant truffle aroma. Also included in the Lofoten gift box is the Lofoten Umami. The best sea salt from Norway also forms the basis for this. For the typical full-bodied Umami taste a mixture from wing kelp, Lappentang and fish flakes of the typically Lofoten stockfish provides. Sesame seeds, sugar and vinegar are also added. The result: a savory taste of more sea. Last but not least in the gift box Lofoten is a tin Smokey Seaweed Salt, with sea salt flakes from Norway in combination with smoked seaweed flakes from the Lofoten Islands. This salt mixture gives the ultimate smoky touch to any dish.
Contents gift box "Lofoten
In 2016 the two friendly women Angelita Eriksen and Tamara Singer founded their startup Lofoten Seaweed. Their idea was to exploit the untapped potential of seaweed, which grows wild off the coasts of Lofoten - raw in its dried state and finely ground in culinary combinations with sea salt, chocolate and pasta, but also as an ingredient in beauty products.
Tamara & Angelita: The two founders
Angelita was born in a small fishing village in Lofoten. Where her father was already a fisherman. Thanks to him, she knows the Arctic waters and coasts off Lofoten like the back of her hand. In New Zealand, at the other end of the world, Tamara's Japanese mother had algae and seaweed on her menu almost every day. A physiotherapy education in Australia, ten years of friendship and numerous journeys later, the two women developed their seaweed products - from the perfect interplay of Angelita's knowledge of the sea and Tamara's know-how of Japanese algae cuisine.
From Seaweed to Superfood
All underwater plants are wild-harvested by Tamara and Angelita. They are harvested directly by hand where they grow wild in the rough, crystal clear waters off the north Norwegian coast of Lofoten. Each individual leaf is then carefully checked and sorted again in the "factory". Only then are seaweed and algae - depending on the species between 12 and 48 hours - dried in a specially developed drying room.
The products of Lofoten Seaweed
Lofoten Seaweed's range is based on the various algae and seaweed varieties in their original, dried form. Finely ground, the product Simply Seaweed contains an exciting four-pack mix of Arctic Nori, Dulse, Sugar Kelp and Winged Kelp. Particularly popular because how to use salt are the various salt products that are flavored with seaweed: There is the Truffle Seaweed Salt, which gets a surprising truffle taste from the fine Trøffeltang. Taresalt, which is mixed with dried and ground Winged Kelp and Sugar Kelp. The salt called Lofoten Umami delivers what it promises: Umami - that hearty, full-bodied, fifth taste. The basis for this is the finest Norwegian sea salt, which is mixed with dried, ground Sugar Kelp, Arctic Nori, Winged Kelp and Dulse as well as flakes from the Lofoten stockfish. Sesame, sugar and vinegar are added. The Seaweed Pasta is a must for every pasta fan. In addition to the salty specialities, the Lofoten Seaweed range also includes two chocolates: A white chocolate with raspberries and Dulse and a dark chocolate with Sugar Kelp. A salty-sweet highlight! Last but not least: The Lofoten Seaweed Soap, which is made from 100% organic ingredients from Norway by the manufacturer "Arctic Origins", which is also based in Lofoten in the city of Harstad.