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Uses of Different Seaweed

Seaweeds are used in different ways depending on a specie.
Kombu:Kombu seaweeds contains many umami and mainly used for dashi stock and enjoyed for soup and simmered dish. Kombu seaweed is the only seaweed that is able to make dashi stock out of it and known as King of seaweed. There still are umami  and minerals left after dashi stock so it can be used as salad . It can be used in many dishes as a filling such as simmered dish and stir fry. / Wakame : Mainly used for soup and salad.In Japan, wakame is often used in miso soup. Popular for its crisp texture. / Hijiki:Mainly used for simmered dish and sometime Salad. Chewy texture can be enjoyed and goes well with oil and stir fry. / Nori:Common seaweed that can be seen in sushi in shape of black sheet and has a rich ocean aroma. It goes well with rice and nori seaweed simmered with soy sauce is common in Japan. Unlike other seaweeds, Nori is only distributed in processed form. / Arame:Even in Japan, a country with the most seaweed consumption, is only used in certain area. It has the crispy texture and are mainly used for stir-fry. / Dulse:This seaweed is barely used in Japan. It was valued for its mineral in Europe, Canada and Ireland. It's used as soup, salad and seasonings by crushing them.
Kombu
Dashi Stock Stir-fry Soup filling With rice With salad
Kombu seaweeds contains many umami and mainly used for dashi stock and enjoyed for soup and simmered dish. Kombu seaweed is the only seaweed that is able to make dashi stock out of it and known as King of seaweed. There still are umami and minerals left after dashi stock so it can be used as salad . It can be used in many dishes as a filling such as simmered dish and stir fry.
Wakame
Dashi Stock Stir-fry Soup filling With rice With salad
Mainly used for soup and salad.In Japan, wakame is often used in miso soup. Popular for its crisp texture.
Hijiki
Dashi Stock Stir-fry Soup filling With rice With salad
Mainly used for simmered dish and sometime Salad. Chewy texture can be enjoyed and goes well with oil and stir fry.
Nori
Dashi Stock Stir-fry Soup filling With rice With salad
Common seaweed that can be seen in sushi in shape of black sheet and has a rich ocean aroma. It goes well with rice and nori seaweed simmered with soy sauce is common in Japan. Unlike other seaweeds, Nori is only distributed in processed form.
Arame
Dashi Stock Stir-fry Soup filling With rice With salad
Even in Japan, a country with the most seaweed consumption, is only used in certain area. It has the crispy texture and are mainly used for stir-fry.
Dulse
Dashi Stock Stir-fry Soup filling With rice With salad
This seaweed is barely used in Japan. It was valued for its mineral in Europe, Canada and Ireland. It's used as soup, salad and seasonings by crushing them.
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