Salt is used in a variety of cooking styles. One of the most popular uses of salt is for seasoning and cooking certain foods. Sea salt and pink Himalayan sea salt are two types that many people have chosen to use for seasoning or cooking their foods.
Sea salt comes from the evaporating water of the sea. In reality, its crystal clear name comes from its capacity to easily crystallize when water is evaporated (also called salinogenesis). The process of getting sea salt to a crystal form is so commonplace that it’s often referred to by the common term “sea salt”. Pink Himalayan salt, on the other hand, is formed when a mineral content of the earth is absorbed by the rock. The pink variety is harvested as a natural substance and has become very rare.
The benefits of pink Himalayan salt can be credited to its content of magnesium, calcium, and potassium. All three of these are vital to a wide variety of human body functions. These minerals also help to prevent dehydration and skin disorders. Pink Himalayan salt has been shown to have properties that contribute to good cardiovascular health, including lowering blood pressure and preventing heart attack.
Salt is used in a variety of cooking styles. Many people use it for barbecue, cold salads, or even pickles. Many people also use it to season stir fries and vegetables. It’s a versatile material that is commonly seen in kitchens across America. It’s no wonder then that pink Himalayan has become so popular.
Despite its popularity, pink Himalayan salt is made of natural sea salt. The pink variety is harvested from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, where it naturally comes in bright, rich tones of pink. This naturally beautiful salt doesn’t change much as it ages. It is perfect for using in traditional dishes, and as it has such a high melting point, it maintains its properties of being soft, rich, and salty. I can’t think of a more versatile form of salt.
There is no shortage of uses for salt, and I can’t imagine anyone could say no to a salty taste! Most people know their food should be seasoned with salt, and that they add extra to dishes when they are prepared to eat. Salt also helps people who suffer from sea sickness to cope with the effects. Salt makes everything taste better, and at the same time, it lowers your blood pressure and lowers your risk of developing a heart condition like congestive heart failure.
I guess you could say I have a soft spot in my heart for pink Himalayan sea salt. I was actually at an Amazons trip a couple of weeks ago and one of the guides happened to ask whether we could try some. My wife is a total snob, so she politely said no, but I assured her that I would have none of it. I wasn’t disappointed. In fact I was actually eating some the very next day.
One of the things I like about the Amazons Sea Salt Amazons brand is that it comes in a wide variety of interesting colors. They even have white and black salts which are great on a pizza or grilled food menu. One of my favorite things about this salt is the way it reminds me of home-cooked seafood. It has a slight salty undertone which is nice to bring out the same tastes of home cooked food. Plus since this brand is naturally occurring, it is healthier than table salt, and just plain old table salt isn’t good enough.