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    Wrinkly Member! B.M.'s Avatar
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    Default Re: Sea Salt or Rock Salt?

    Sea Salt has some exquisite flavours thanks to the activities of the fish that live in said sea.
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    Default Re: Sea Salt or Rock Salt?

    There's a lot of market BS in all kinds of products. You can buy an expensive 500g bag of rock salt or sea salt marketed for bathing in to treat various things, or you can buy a 20Kg bag of salt for use in a swimming pool for less money. Both are salt with an anti-caking agent added, both are safe to swim in, what's the difference? Some will try to argue there is one, there isn't.
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    Senior Member piroska's Avatar
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    Default Re: Sea Salt or Rock Salt?

    Sea salt is made by drying out sea water. So, the cheap rock salt sold in markets comes from the underground salt mines. The more expensive sea salt that we find in gourmet shops comes from the sea. Chemically, there’s not much difference as they are both more than 99% sodium chloride.

    According to National Geographic, “microplastics levels were highest in sea salt, followed by lake salt and then rock salt.”

    So there you go, your trendy healthy fashionable salt has some yummy plastic as well.

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    Default Re: Sea Salt or Rock Salt?

    I prefer cracked pepper

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    Senior Member piroska's Avatar
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    Ah but which? :


    Banana pepper, Capsicum annuum cultivars
    Bell pepper, Capsicum annuum cultivars
    Cayenne pepper, Capsicum annuum cultivars
    Chili pepper, a number of species
    Datil pepper, a Capsicum chinense cultivar
    Jalapeño, a Capsicum annuum cultivar
    Florina pepper, a Capsicum annuum cultivar

    Pimenta (Myrtaceae):

    Allspice (P. dioicia)
    Pimenta haitiensis
    Pimenta jamaicensis
    Pimenta obscura
    Pimenta racemosa, West Indian bay tree

    Red pepper (disambiguation)

    Chili powder, a finely ground mixture of dried chili peppers
    Crushed red pepper, a coarsely crushed mixture of dried chili peppers
    Chili peppers that are red, especially:
    Cayenne pepper
    Red Savina pepper, a cultivar of the habanero chili

    Genus Schinus, peppercorn trees
    "Pink peppercorns", obtained from Schinus molle
    Tasmanian pepper, mountain pepper or "pepperbush", Tasmannia species
    Vitex agnus-castus, monk's pepper
    Water pepper, Persicaria hydropiper
    Genus Zanthoxylum
    Sichuan pepper, produced from the fruit of several Zanthoxylum species
    Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, American pepperwood

    Or plain old pepper (Niger?)
    Black pepper, white and green pepper, Piper nigrum
    Cubeb, Piper cubeba, also known as Java pepper
    Indian long pepper, Piper longum
    Indonesian long pepper, Piper retrofractum
    Voatsiperifery, Piper borbonense
    Ashanti pepper, Piper guineense

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    Default Re: Sea Salt or Rock Salt?

    Who uses salt anyway, we don't use it have never put it in my cooking and don't put it on our food. Its crazy lazing your meal with something that will make you extra thirsty

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    Yes of course Roscoe, as you say.
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