Garlic salt consists of garlic powder and salt. It may also contain an anti-caking agent like calcium stearate. In most cases, commercial garlic powders are made by chopping cloves of garlic and pulverizing the pieces. Those pieces are then dehydrated. They may then be subjected to further chopping and mincing until the particles achieve the […]
Celery salt is made from ground celery seed or the seeds of lovage, which is a relative of celery. The seeds are combined with salt. The salt may be regular table salt or sea salt. Humans have been using celery for most of history. The plant is mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey from 850 BC, but […]
It should be noted that all salts can technically be considered sea salts since they all came from a sea at some point. However, the term “sea salt” is generally used for salt that is produced by evaporating water from a living ocean. This method of producing salt dates back to prehistoric times.
Kosher salt is obtained by the same means used to get regular table salt. In other words, it may be harvested from the sea or it may be mined. The difference lies in processing as kosher salt is processed in such a way that the crystals are large and irregular. Any kind of salt can […]