Seaweed Stock

Konbu stock, made from konbu seaweed, is one of the most commonly used in temple cuisine and is easy to make. Ready-made vegan stock (also known as vegan dashi) can also be found in Asian supermarkets and natural food stores.

What You Need:

  • 1-2⁄3 cups water 
  • 1 piece dried konbu, 4 inches in length

What You Do:

  1. The white powder on the surface of dried konbu adds to the flavor, so do not wash before use. Simply wipe with a damp cloth.
  2. Place the water and konbu in a saucepan and leave to soak for 2 or 3 hours.
  3. Place the saucepan over medium heat. Just before the water boils, remove the konbu. Use the konbu-flavored water as stock. 

More Recipes

Vegan Strawberry Shortcake

In addition to being the base of a mouthwatering fruit filling, strawberries add flavor and sweetness to the biscuits, which are delicious enough to be eaten on their own.
Read More »

Vegan Avocado Nori Crostini

Take your morning avocado toast to the next level with the addition of nori, walnuts, and chia seeds.
Read More »

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Who needs eggs when a delicious, cholesterol-free tofu scramble can be whipped up in no time?
Read More »

Vegan Chocolate Pudding Popsicles

For a smooth chocolaty pudding pop, turn an easy chocolate mousse into a great frozen summer treat.
Read More »

Baked Vegan Eggplant & Zucchini Chips

When coupled with herbed panko crumbs, a thin layer of vegan mayonnaise provides a flavorful coating for these zucchini and eggplant slices, resulting in perfectly crunchy “fried” chips.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »