Salt is needed in the kitchen every day. The most useful marine. And the most beautiful and delicious – flavored. If flavored salt is prepared on the basis of sea salt, it has no price.
Just imagine how you season grilled meat not with ordinary salt, but, for example, with salt with herbs – both taste and smell immediately intensify. How spectacular a glass jar with flavored salt looks in the kitchen elegant and expensive. You can give it as a gift.
By the way, ordinary salt can also become the basis for a flavored salt.
How and with what to cook
It is very simple to prepare flavored salt: it is interrupted using a blender or a coffee grinder with spices that you choose to your taste. Spices give it their taste, color and smell, they become one. Here are some of the most delicious combinations:
- Dried herbs – with them, salt will help to tone out the taste of meat. These are thyme, rosemary, oregano, garlic, mint, lavender, basil.
- Spice – add this salt to stewed vegetables. Cumin, fennel, coriander, paprika, turmeric or chili.
- Dried Shredded Mushrooms – salt with this aroma is suitable for side dishes, omelettes and julienne.
- Dried Ground Citrus Zest – Suitable for frying poultry, vegetables and seafood.
Advice on how to store salt.
Good salt crumbly and dry, but if stored incorrectly, it can be absorbed with moisture and grab a hard lump. To prevent this from happening, you should follow the rules of salt storage.
Store the salt in a dry and ventilated place.
Always tightly close the salt in the salt.
Do not take salt from the salt with wet or greasy hands or a damp spoon.
In a container with a large supply of salt, you can put a small gauze bag of rice – it will absorb excess moisture.
Store salt in linen bags, glassware or unpacked factory packaging, wooden or ceramic salt.
If you’re going to use a plastic container to store salt, make sure it’s labeled “for food.”
And remember, every adult needs only 5 to 7 grams of salt per day every day. In summer, due to increased sweating, this need increases to 10-15 grams. So do not overpower the dishes and, where possible, try to use analogues of salt.
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