Mar 5, 2009
昆布、ネクタ Konbu Kelp Necktie
Have you ever eaten Konbu (Seaweed-Kelp)? Konbu is eaten in many forms in Japanese cuisine: dried seaweed, seaweed extract, whole seaweed, fresh seaweed, seaweed flakes. You've probably seen the dried seaweed sheets wrapped around sushi. 90% of Japan's seaweed is harvested in Hokkaido.
I like watching T.V. while I do my workout on the treadmill at the gym. Today, the news discussed Seaweed as a creative alternative for a necktie. The Konbu Necktie looks similar to crepe paper but is a bit thicker . The seaweed tie is shaped like a necktie with a large rubber loop that goes around the neck. One necktie is 1029 yen (10.50 USD, 16.40 AUD, 8.35 EUR). This Japanese blogger posted a pic of someone trying on the necktie in a shop. And, I believe it is edible but I think I would pass on it as a meal.
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