Black laver, also used interchangeably with nori, is a type of edible seaweed that is high in nutrients such as iron, iodine, and protein. Black laver is relatively tender and has a distinctive clean oceanic flavor with prominent savory notes. This seaweed is commonly eaten in Asia in soups, braises, and snacks. This black laver comes dried in cake form.
Uses: Pull apart the amount of black laver desired and cook briefly in hot stock or water. Black laver pairs exceptionally well with savory ingredients such as tomato, egg, meat, and fish.