SALT. An obvious kitchen staple in every home which has always been…well…just salt. Sprinkle on this, season that, the normal every day salt situation has been lack luster at that. However these days, salt is demanding some serious attention. Now, more compliment that a necessity there are so many new and exciting variations to taste and test. From small flakes, to flavored varieties, himalayan pink, to Hawaiian black, it is no longer just a sidekick, its a full on staple!
The light lustrous flakes of Maldon make it a favorite with most chefs, however this smoked variety adds a distinct flavor variation to otherwise ordinary dishes.
New kid on the block, La Jolla Salt Company, proves that less its necessarily more when it comes to salt. Their inventive flavors such as Lavender and Uncured Bacon are stand alone and and as friendly with sweet and they are with savory.
Oregon based salt shop has your classic favorite but also some variations with a little whimsey, such as Lemon Zest, which is perfect with fish, and Pino Noir that pairs well with red meats and…a sneaky glass of its namesake.
Hailing from the oh so tropical Hawaiian islands, this unique salt is infused with activated charcoal and high in essential minerals. Its unique favor is an interesting complement to a variety of dishes such as vegetables and barbeque.