A Variety to Choose From
Our smoked sea salt is made using only the highest quality Pacific sea salt, and unlike smoke-flavored salt, is smoked over a real wood-burning fire, resulting in a rich, hearty flavor that goes great with many foods.
We offer Smoked Cherrywood Sea Salt
and Smoked Alderwood Sea Salt
, both in either fine grain or course grain. Our Smoked Cherrywood salt is smoked over a Maine Cherrywood fire, a process that has been used for centuries and is time-tested. This salt is slightly sweet and works in a variety of cuisines.
Our Smoked Alderwood Sea Salt is smoked over a Northwest Red Alderwood fire and adds a smooth, delightful flavor to any dish. Use it on steak, grilled vegetables, or your favorite chicken dish. The possibilities are endless!
To ensure your smoked salt stays fresh and with maximum flavor, it’s important to keep your salt in a sealed container. Our attractive, eco-friendly bamboo jars offer a way to safely store your salt while adding a nice touch to your kitchen counter or pantry. Plus, if you use our bamboo containers, you can have peace of mind knowing you’re doing the earth a favor: when grown, bamboo doesn’t require any pesticides or fertilizers, plus it releases a tremendous amount of oxygen and is self-sustaining.
History of Smoked Sea Salt
Smoked sea salt has been a popular ingredient in dishes around the world for centuries. Smoked sea salts were first used by the Vikings, whose wood fires infused their salt with smoky goodness.
Benefits of Smoked Sea Salt
We’ll begin with a benefit of salt that most of us are already familiar with: it tastes good. When you sprinkle just a bit of salt on a dish, you may notice that the distinct flavors in your food intensify. That’s because salt actually activates an enzyme in your mouth called salivary amylase, which allows your taste buds to respond to flavors with more intensity.
We all know that a bit of salt makes things taste better, but salt carries a variety of other little-known benefits. Unlike ordinary table salt, which is often processed and refined in a way that removes most minerals, sea salt is often harvested and sold in its natural state and is a healthier alternative to table salt. Natural sea salt is not as refined as other types of salt and still contains many minerals such as manganese, zinc, iodine, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and. All of these nutrients are essential to our bodies and our health. For instance, magnesium supports our immune system and even our brain and nerve functions; calcium promotes healthy bone development and formation.
And salt doesn’t just carry its own minerals, it helps us retain them by keeping valuable minerals such as calcium in the bloodstream so that our bodies can reap their rewards. Salt is a natural electrolyte, and regulates fluid levels in the body; additionally, salt can aide in the prevention of heatstroke, and stimulates the adrenal glands. Salt aids in digestion by helping to break down food. Believe it or not, salt also promotes healthy muscle contraction, which can result in less cramping.
The Perfect Addition to Any Meal
Smoked sea salts are a timeless favorite and add scrumptious flavor and dimension to any dish. Whether you are cooking a quick meal for your family, need something a bit extra to add flavor to a snack, or are going all-out and impressing family and friends with a gourmet feast, smoked sea salts are the perfect addition to your meal.