Instead of a gardening tip this week, we’re going to show you a two basic “recipes” to infuse your favourite flavours into salt. It’s simple, and can add a ton of flavour to all of your cooked dishes.
Step 1: Choose Your Flavour Base
We like things like ginger, orange zest, dehydrated mixed herbs, tomatoes, and hot peppers. Feel free to create your own mix of flavours like chocolate/chili, cucumber/lime, or whatever flavours you enjoy. You can use either fresh ingredients or you can use dried/dehydrated ingredients.
The general ratio you’ll want to aim for is 1 teaspoon of flavouring per 1/4 cup of salt. We like to use kosher salt, but any type of salt can work.
Step 2: Mix Your Flavour Base and Salt Together
Blend all ingredients together. For dry ingredients, you can mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl/jar/food processor. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 year.
Step 3: Enjoy!
Use your salt in your cooked dishes as a substitute for salt. Use it as a finishing salt. Or use it as a topping for popcorn or chips, or mixed with an unsalted butter to spread on toast.