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​Using Epsom Salt For Muscle Recovery: Soak, Relax, Restore

For the more active folks amongst us, the pain the day after a workout, big run, or a football match can take all the pleasure out of exercise. Tired, aching muscles, strained ligaments and all over fatigue can leave you feeling run down, lacklustre and unable to get on with your day as you usually [...]

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​Salt Water and Your Skin: Facial Scrubs, Foot Baths and Restorative Bath Soaks

There are so many ways that natural salts can be implemented into your health and beauty regime. Whether it’s soaking in a warm, aromatic bath, wrapping an epsom salt infused washcloth around sprain, strain or sore muscle, or adding salts to your favourite face oil or balm for a refreshing and cleansing face scrub, the restorative [...]

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A Guide to Making Your Own All-Natural Face Scrubs

The benefits of natural salts for beautification have been lauded in cultures around the world for thousands of years. From the Himalayas to the salt flats of Namibia and all the way to the Dead Sea in the Middle East, natural salts have been utilised in aromatherapy and medicine. But it’s their place in beauty [...]

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​Salty Globetrotters: 5 Exotic World Salts That Will Turn Your Next Dish into a Taste Sensation

When it comes to gourmet salts, there's a plethora of alluring and exotic options out there that go far beyond your standard table salt. Some of these are sourced from the far corners of the Earth, and are designed to transport any meal to new heights of flavour and intrigue We call these our ‘Globetrotters’. Each [...]

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Spice Up Your Life: 5 Tips For Using Spicy Salts to Add Another Layer of Vibrancy to Your Food

Do you know someone who will jump at the chance to eat the hottest chilli on the table? Or are you keen to add some kick to your next dish? With flavours from all around the world that are versatile enough to spark up meat, fish and vegetables alike, spicy salts are the perfect addition to [...]

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​It’s All In The Finish: Tips & Tricks For Using Gourmet Flavoured Finishing Salt

We all know the scenario: you’ve bought some excellent produce, you’ve got an idea in mind, and you’ve got a plan to see it through. But when it comes to tying everything together and making your dish really shine, you drop the ball. This is where flavoured finishing salts come in: they’re your flamboyant best [...]

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A Guide to Himalayan Bath Salts: Revive, Restore and Pamper

From their origins in the Himalayan Mountains, Himalayan pink salts have proved themselves to be incredibly versatile resources in any household. These salts have since moved from their mountain home and into many of our recipes and kitchen counters, their unique and refreshing flavour have fast become a culinary favourite. But beyond their uses in the [...]

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​A Guide to the Delicious and Prestigious Black Truffle Salt

Black truffles are amongst the most prestigious and alluring foods in the world. While there are many types of truffles, few are actually edible. And amongst these, the black variety are the second-most commercially valuable. They are favoured in haute cuisine (“high cooking”) for their rich, district aroma and complex flavour. And, of course, they [...]

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The Complete Guide to Black Salt: Origins, Composition, Flavour and Uses

Gourmet salts are incredible ingredients. They can turn any ordinary dish into a complex taste sensation, or the most plain-looking meal into extraordinary visual feast. Gone are the days where a shaker of iodised table salt was the go-to for seasoning; there’s a whole salty world out there to explore. And one of the most [...]

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The Gourmet Salt Revolution: All You Need to Know About Gourmet Salts

Salt has come a long way in recent years. Since Ancient times it has been considered one of humankind’s basic commodities, prized in every corner of the world for its use in cooking, for preserving, and its medicinal qualities. It has become so ubiquitous that, until recently, most rarely gave it a second thought: salt [...]

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