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Sloke (Porphyra Purpurea)
The Irish and Scottish name for the reddish seaweed that is called laver in Wales and England - it"s also sometimes called sea-spinach. If gathered by the shore, it should be washed, then simmered in water for 4-5 hours; drained, the dressed with butter, cream and a squeeze of orange or lemon juice. Excellent with roast lamb, boiled ham or fish. See 'Laver'
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