8.2.14

Pizza Salt (and parsley lemon)





I love getting herbs at the Turkish deli. You get huge bunches, not the miserable plastic sealed sad little leaves in the supermarket. But I always end up with leftover herbs, no matter how much parsley I chuck in the couscous. Instead of binning the leftovers or feeding it to reluctant chickens I made two different flavoured salts. One a simple combi of parsley and lemon peel and the other a pizza / pasta salt with basil, garlic and dried tomatoes.


Ingredients

Pizza Salt


  • Big handful of fresh basil
  • Handful of dried tomatoes
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 1/5  cups of salt
Lemon Parsley Salt


  • Bunch of half eaten parsley, including the stems
  • Peel of two lemons
  • Cup of salt



You want to pack as much flavour into the salt as humanly possible, so you only need a light sprinkle to add a lot of flavour. Put the ingredients into the blender with about half the salt and let it blend for a minute or so. Now add salt until it has the consistency of slightly wet sand. This may take a little more than the cup listed in the ingredients, depending on how much moisture there is in your herbs. 


Both of these salts smell fantastic. The pizza salt somehow smells like the platonic ideal of umami, extremely pungent so you only need a little bit. I can't wait to sprinkle this on some home made pizza or use it in a pasta sauce. The parsley lemon salt is pure freshness and would be great on a piece of fish or some cooked buttery potatoes. Just put the salt in a old jam jar and it will keep for a long long time.

7 comments:

  1. Pizza salt sounds like something I would sprinkle on just about everything. :)

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  2. Both of these salts look super. I like the parsley lemon one best, but my boo would just flip for pizza flavored salt. I think I'll surprise him.

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  3. I'm thinking of making salt crusted sea bass with the lemon parsley salt, I'm curious to see if that would impart some of the flavour to the fish.

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  4. شركة نقل عفش بالرياض وجدة والدمام والخبر والجبيل اولقطيف والاحساء والرياض وجدة ومكة المدينة المنورة والخرج والطائف وخميس مشيط وبجدة افضل شركة نقل عفش بجدة نعرضها مجموعة الفا لنقل العفش بمكة والخرج والقصيم والطائف وتبوك وخميس مشيط ونجران وجيزان وبريدة والمدينة المنورة وينبع افضل شركات نقل الاثاث بالجبيل والطائف وخميس مشيط وبريدة وعنيزو وابها ونجران المدينة وينبع تبوك والقصيم الخرج حفر الباطن والظهران
    شركة نقل عفش بجدة
    شركة نقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة
    شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض
    شركة نقل عفش بالدمام

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  5. شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام التفاؤل شركة نقل اثاث بالخبر كما انها افضل شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل نقل عفش واثاث بالجبيل والخبر والقطيف والدمام
    شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام
    شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل

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