All posts tagged: Flavored Salts

Let’s make Flavoured Salt

  Last weekend I was listening to ‘The Splendid Table’ on NPR and they mentioned Lemongrass salt, like it was something we should all whip up along with a myriad of other salts as soon as you can imagine them and their uses. This got me thinking.   I have lemongrass in the garden.   I love to grow it, but never really know what to do with it except smell it every time I walk by.  It would be great to have lemongrass to use all year round too. So, I had a go!  I cut a handful of lemongrass stalks and took off the outer layer, chopped them super small, as tiny as my knife could chop.  Then I mixed 2 tablespoons of rock salt with 1 tablespoon of chopped lemongrass and bashed it about in the pestle and mortar until the salt had broken down into teeny bits and the smell of the herb was all about. I gave it a good mix and tipped the salt into an airtight jar. I …