Laverbread Recipe - Nori Cakes

Laverbread Recipe - Nori Cakes

This laverbread recipes is inspired by a traditional Welsh delicacy made from laver, a Northern Hemisphere cousin of Nori. This is a sort of cake or paste that can be enjoyd with eggs & toast.

Serves 4

Prep time 40 mins


  • 25g Nori  fronds

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 small leek, chopped fine

  • 1 tsp butter , coconut or olive oil

  • 20g medium oats or millet flakes

  • 20g gluten-free bread crumbs

  • freshly ground pepper to taste

  • oil for frying

  • Smoked Salt can be added to impart a delicate smoky flavour


  1. Place the Nori in a pot with the water and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until the seaweed is soft and almost dissolved (about 30 minutes).
  2. In a separate pan, fry the leek in the butter or oil until bright green.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and combine with the Nori, breadcrumbs and seasoning. Form into cakes, roll in the cereal flakes and fry in the oil until golden.
  4. Serve with eggs and roasted tomatoes for breakfast or as a snack with chilli dipping sauce and fresh vegetables.

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