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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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A Complete Guide to Smoked Salt: What It Is, the Different Types, and How To Use It

Salt is the single most important ingredient in the kitchen. Just about every savoury (and many a sweet) dish uses salt in some capacity, and it can be used in so many different ways: cooking, grilling, BBQing, baking, curing and finishing, just to name a few. But what about when you need something a little extra? [...]

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Become A BBQ Legend With This Quick Guide To Using Gourmet BBQ Salts

When BBQ’ing it is best not to skimp on the salt but save it for last! We like to sprinkle a finishing touch of salt just as the food comes off the grill. You'll get a stronger salt flavour (and a little texture too, if you choose a coarser grain) and your BBQ-prowess will rise [...]

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​The Ultimate Guide to Dead Sea Salt: Uses, Origins, Benefits

Since ancient times, people have lauded the benefits of Dead Sea salt. Not for its use in cooking (it’s far too bitter for that), but for its fantastic health and therapeutic properties. Its use can be dated all the way back to the Ancient Egyptians, notably to Queen Cleopatra, who went to great lengths to secure [...]

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A Helpful Guide to Epsom Salt: It’s Origins, Wide-Ranging Benefits and How To Use It

Did you know that Epsom salt, perhaps the most well-known of all non-food salts, isn’t a salt at all? It’s actually a naturally occurring mineral compound of sulfate and magnesium that has long been praised for its magnificent health benefits, as well as its wide-ranging uses for everything from beauty to gardening. Disregarding the misleading name, [...]

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