8 Radically Different Types of Salt and Their Uses

8 Radically Different Types of Salt and Their Uses

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Impossible Survive Without, - Little Overdose Will Kill You - Long live Salt
Impossible Survive Without, - Little Overdose Will Kill You - Long live Salt

Did you know there are 8 different types of salt?

These different types of salt contain many amazing properties.

And did you know that salt is impossible to survive without, but an overdose will kill you? Long live salt!

Did you know that different salts can be pink or green or even gray? Yes, this most common, unassuming, everyday ingredient that we find on every kitchen shelf is actually not so ordinary, after all. And it does pay to know all about your salt because this ingredient does have a big impact on your health too. So, here are eight different types of salt for you to discover. What type of salt appeals to you?

1. Fleur de Sel

Long live Salt - Fleur de sel
Long live Salt – Fleur de sel

The French literally translates to “flower of salt” and as you would expect, this salt is obtained from the salt ponds surrounding specific French villages.

Fleur de sel is a white salt that occasionally has a pinkish hue and it is a preferred salt for finishing dishes, which makes it a good selection for the table and in the kitchen. The slight mineral taste adds flavor to dishes too.

 

2. Sea Salt

Long live Salt - Sea Salt
Long live Salt – Sea Salt

Minimally refined, this salt usually has minerals that are also present in the sea. The tangy taste of the ocean is very evident in this salt variety and its affordable price makes it perfect for any kitchen.

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