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Thursday, 6 March 2014

Kosher Salt – What is it and why do chefs use it?

We have all heard of salt being called "kosher," but what exactly does that mean—kosher salt? Typically, the confusion derives from the meanings of the term.

People often say "kosher salt" when they mean either kosher certified salt, or kosher-style flake salt. Below is an explanation of the difference and how to discern which kind of kosher salt you need.