How To Store Sea Salt

 

So, you want to know how to store sea salt?

 

Salt is nonperishable but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t treat it with respect. It will taste and serve better if you follow a few of these simple tips and tricks.

 

  • Serve your salt fresh. The best sea salts are moist, 9-14% moisture. When they dry

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    up, they become rock like and brittle and will absorb moisture from your food.

 

  • Moist salt is good salt. Moist salts will not dehydrate your food
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How To Dry Sea Salt Or Re-Moisten It

 

AztecSeaSalt is a true sel gris, a moist sea salt. This isn’t because we forgot to dry it. This is because, moist sea salt is a much better salt to use for cooking and finishing. A dry ground salt will absorb moisture from your food, drying it out, and dissolve quickly, robbing you of your satisfying salty crunch.

 

However, if you want your salt to disappear, like on a delicate salad, in a smooth sauce, or on popcorn, a grind or two of AztecSeaSalt is perfect. Please, … Read More