Tag: salt

Olsson’s Salt

The Olsson family have been making solar sea salt since the 1960's and are the oldest family owned and operated sea salt maker in Australia. To make their sea salt, Olsson's use the method called "solar evaporation". Solar salt is produced by the action of sun and wind on seawater In large ponds. The seawater evaporates in successive ponds until t...

Snapper Ceviche with Mini Corn Tortillas

Thought to be Peruvian in origin but common throughout Latin America, ceviche is raw fish that is ‘cooked’ by the acidity of citrus. Ceviche is best served with something sweet to balance the citrus and here we have used sweet potato, but you could just as easily incorporate avocado or mango into the recipe. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 small sw...

Himalayan Salt Blocks

Honed from 600 million year old deposits in Northern Pakistan, each Himalayan salt slab is unique, exhibiting tones of peach, fuchsia and cerise. These beautiful pieces represent both a striking table piece and a unique way to prepare both hot and cold dishes. They simply have to be seen to be appreciated. ...

The Prehistoric Origins of Salt

At the sprightly young age of 250 million years, salt remains at the foundation of flavour. From low lying marsh, to desert lakes, subterranean striations and mountaintop mines, salt is sourced from a host of exotic locations, each adding its own unique flavour. In this article we explore 4 of our favourite prehistoric salts and take a look at thei...

A Life Full of Spice

As the doors of their much loved Rozelle retail store close for the last time, we take a look at the colourful and flavoursome history that has made the Herbie’s name a much-loved culinary institution. It is no stretch of the truth to say that Ian 'Herbie' Hemphill has literally lived and breathed herbs and spices since the day he was born. As a...

Smoked Fleur de Sel

The Essential Ingredient Smoked Fleur de Sel is treated by hand through every stage of production to ensure utmost quality and integrity of the salt flowers. These delicate fleur de sel from the Camargue region of France are raked for consistency, then cold smoked over beechwood using traditional methods. Available in 80g and 350g Smoked Fleur de ...