Salt is extraordinary.
A fundamental, ancient resource used for thousands of years around the world, it is the one essential ingredient that transforms all cooking: elevating flavours from good to great, to unforgettable. In this stunning new cookbook, chef, TV presenter, food photographer and sustainable living expert James Strawbridge shares with you the fundamentals of this artisan ingredient: from distinctive flavour notes and profiles of different salts found around the world, to brilliantly useful techniques - such as brining, baking, charring, fermenting and preserving. Inside, you'll also find:The Science of TasteA Salt Sommelier's GuideHow to measure 'to taste' and season correctlySalt Craft - from curing to blocking to bakingOver 100 recipes - from drinks to dessertsSalt and the Art of Seasoning will show you how to choose the right type of salt for the right type of dish, how to add it at the right time and in the right amount.
James shares techniques such as using salt to pickle, cure and ferment as well as making your own flavoured or smoked salts to bring out all sorts of previously hidden flavours. James has also crafted salt-inspired recipes to help you use salt in more creative, healthy and delicious ways.