Mobile Foodie Survival Kit - with
(Totally cool — and the people employed to assemble it? Guaranteed feel-good!)
Pocket-size set of organic seasonings essential for any foodie on the go, including 13 flavorful, USDA Organic
herbs and spices.
Organic: basil, cayenne, curry, dill, granulated garlic, ginger, cinnamon, oregano, thyme, granulated onion,
sea salt, black pepper, rosemary.
Salt — Gourmet
Gourmet chocolate, gourmet coffee, gourmet tea, gourmet olive oil, gourmet cookies . . . you can now add
"salt" to the luxury list of specialty foods/exotic ingredients!
"Salt, That Essential Flavor," Los Angeles Times — April 6, 2005
Salt, make that — gourmet salt(s) — is big these days — huge in concept and selection. (Ads of celebrities
with salt-flecked lips that mimic those "milk mustache" ads.)
A exotic specialty salt requires its own "keeper."
Sur La Table offers a handsome addition to your kitchen.
Olivewood Salt Keeper — Keeps up to 8 oz. of cooking salt within close reach beautifully. Carved from olivewood,
each keeper has a unique grain pattern. Features magnetic swivel lid that allows for one-handed access.
The names of these specialty salts are as varied as the roles they play in cooking:
fleur de sel
smoked fleur de sel
Danish Viking Smoked
Black Salish smoked
sel gris [A negative for your editor — "Muddy appearance and taste."]
fume de sel
Cyprus black lava flake
Colors include: white, pink, red, gray, golden and black
Textures include: fine, coarse, flaky and chunky
Prices include: $30 - 4 ounces — Japanese Jewel of The Ocean
Want to sample several designer salts without busting your budget?
Dave's Insanity Gourmet now offers Dave's 6 Gourmet Salts: Six compartment shaker contains Hawaiian Red Salt, Eurasian Black
Salt, Grey Salt [sel gris], Fleur de Sel, Smoked Salt and Italian Sea Salt. (3.75 ounces)
For an illuminating selection of gourmet food salts, visit:
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