Seaweed superfood of the Pacific Islands
Its crunchy, salty and spicy – what’s not to like about sea grapes from Samoa, Fiji and Kiribati?
This delicacy in the Pacific Islands is a type of seaweed known as “Caulerpa” and has different common names in different places.
In Samoa, it is called ‘limu fuafua’, in Fiji it is called nama” and in Kiribati it is called “kureeben taari”. One thing that they all agree on is that seaweed is an important part of their culinary heritage that is crucial to preserve in these times of environmental change.