Sea Salt


Salt made by reducing sea water until the natural salts are left. This can either be done by boiling the water or allowing it evaporate naturally in the sun. Sea salt typically has a large crystal and is often left a bit moist making it slightly sticky.


Other names: Sel De Mer
Translations: Jūras sāls, Sare de mare, Morska sol, Sól morska, Zeezout, समुद्री नमक, Mar Salgado, Морская соль, ملح البحر, 바다 소금, Mořská sůl, Dagat Salt, 海盐, Mar Salado, Morská soľ, Sale marino, מלח ים, Морске соли, 海塩, Sel de mer, Mar Salat, Морська сіль, Морска сол

Physical Description

Real Salt is an all-natural, kosher-certified sea salt extracted from deep within the earth, crushed, screened, and packaged. Real Salt's unique flecks of color are the result of more than 50 natural trace minerals essential to human health.

Colors: White

Tasting Notes

Flavors: Salty
Mouthfeel: Grainy
Food complements: Mashed potatoes, Rice, Vegetable, Beef, Pork
Substitutes: Salt

Selecting and Buying

Seasonality: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december
Procuring: Sea salt is produced through evaporation of seawater, usually with little processing, which leaves behind some trace minerals and elements depending on its water source. These insignificant amounts of minerals add flavor and color to sea salt, which also comes in a variety of coarseness levels.

Historically called bay salt or solar salt, its mineral content gives it a different taste from table salt, which is pure sodium chloride, usually refined from mined rock salt (halite) or from sea salt. Generally more expensive than table salt, it is commonly used in gourmet cooking and specialty potato chips, particularly the kettle cooked variety.

Preparation and Use

Sea salt is often used for food dishes where the flavor of the salt is really meant to stand out, such as with French fries, roasted sweet potatoes or some egg dishes

Conserving and Storing

Store in Sea Salt Shakers, Mason Jar, or Tupperware.





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