WARNING: Steenbergs Ltd has become aware that an identity fraudster is falsely using the Steenbergs name and head office address to offer employment and business opportunities to unsuspecting people and businesses. The fraud originates in Nigeria and is in no manner connected to Steenbergs Ltd. There is no Garry Walker or pharmaceuticals or similar business at 6 Hallikeld Close. If you are in the UK, notify Action Fraud at 0300 123 2040.

Browse our products

Free delivery on all UK orders over £24.99

Shop in confidence

Clearspring Japanese Kombu

Description Price Quantity
Kombu Sea Vegetable 50g Clearspring £5.49

Flavours:Umami

Cuisine:Asian

Contents:Vegan


Clearspring Japanese Kombu

View larger Image

Thick, wide strips of Kombu are commonly used to flavour Japanese soups, noodle broths and stocks (dashi).


Kombu contains natural glutamic acid - an umami-providing amino acid - that draws out the taste of other foods. 


To prepare a basic stock, add one piece of kombu to a litre of water and bring to a simmer. If the kombu is soaked in the water for an hour first it will become tender enough after simmering to slice, season and add to vegetable dishes.


A strip of kombu cooked with beans helps to soften them and improve digestibility. 


Kombu is a Japanese variety of kelp with pronounced culinary appeal. Whilst a lot of Japanese kombu is cultivated nowadays, Clearspring kombu is harvested wild in the cold waters off Hidaka in Hokkaido, Japan's northern island. 


Wild Hidaka kombu is considered a premium grade, being prized both for its tenderness, enabling it to be used as a vegetable, and for its exceptional flavouring ability. 


Kombu contains a wide range of minerals and is especially rich in iodine. 


Clearspring Kombu is Laminaria japonica, sustainably wild harvested and dried in Japan.


Ingredients: dried sea vegetable (Laminaria japonica).


Product weight - 50g

Nutritional Info:

average per 100g

Energy 607kj/144kcal

protein 7g

Carbohydrate 21.5g

of which sugars 0.6g

fat 3.3g

of which saturates 1.7g

fibre 34.4g

sodium 3.7g

calcium 942mg

magnesium 742mg

iron 6.7mg

iodine 341.4mg

You might also like

Your basket

Top sellers

  1. Organic Ground Cumin 150g Resealable Pouch
  2. Organic Cotton Soft Facial Tissues x 56 tissues
  3. Cinnamon Powder Fairtrade Organic 40g
  4. Cinnamon Ground Powder Organic Spice
  5. Sumac Ground Powder Spice
  6. Organic Turmeric Baby 150g
  7. Organic Oregano Dried Herb 60g Resealable Pouch
  8. Cardamom Ground Organic - 50g
  9. Rose Petals Organic Dried Edible Flowers

Latest from the blog

Niki’s Pumpkin and Dark Chocolate Loaf
13 October 2017, 9:43 amRecipe from lovely Niki Bakes in a autumnal homage to Steenbergs Organic Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix Ombre golden-copper leaves, glossy plum…... Read more
Rice and Spice by Anna Kochan
26 September 2017, 9:19 amEvery now and again you meet someone who inspires you. Anna Kochan is one of those people. I met her…... Read more
5 Ways with Organic Lemon Extract
18 September 2017, 11:11 amSteenbergs Organic Lemon Extract is a sunflower oil based extract with a glorious lemon citrus aroma and flavour.  It has…... Read more
Decoration