arame

Pronunciation: [ah-rah-may]

A dried, Japanese seaweed that comes in narrow dark brown strands. Arame has a mild, slightly sweet flavor. It can be rehydrated and used in salads or sautéed with vegetables.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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