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A RECIPE FOR LOVE AND HAPPINESS
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
09/02/2024
For Valentine’s Day, South African food aficionado and gourmand Derick van Biljon, shares his take on an old-world icon we all know and love. “Carpaccio, is a great way to stretch a choice cut of beef, and dress it up for a delectably layered feast of flavours.” he  declares.
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DRINK LESS WATER, ADD MORE SALT
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
25/10/2023
Summer’s around the corner and with that, comes the need for some extra hydration. So, why are we writing about water and salt? Because we can’t talk about hydration without talking about salt. Water and salt go together.  They’re attracted chemically to each other and interact when it comes to maintaining the fine balance of fluid and sodium in the body.
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GROWING A BABY NEEDS SALT
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
20/09/2023
The expectant mother, like every human being, needs salt as a biological necessity and this becomes even greater during her pregnancy.  Floating in a warm sea of nourishing fluids, her unborn baby shares this need and receives it in the only way it can, through the mother’s circulating bloodstream.
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TABLE SALT VS NATURAL SALT
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
23/08/2023
Is there a difference? You’d be forgiven for assuming that table salt contains just salt. However, if you check the ingredients, you might be surprised to find additives you don’t even recognise as food ingredients. The truth is, table salt is a heavily refined and processed product.  Here’s a quick run-down of what that looks like.
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SMALL BACKYARD FARMERS ADD BIG TASTE TO ORYX DESERT SALT
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
16/08/2023
Oryx Desert Salt is delighted to announce the launch of their brand new flavoured salt: Oryx Chilli Salt. The new flavour comes as a result of their exciting collaboration with Backyard Farms (BYF), a local, social-upliftment enterprise.  BYF has created an innovative supply-chain business model, sourcing chillies from township-based, home and community gardeners, grown exclusively […]
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SWEET SLEEP WITH SALT
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
03/08/2023
We know sodium plays a significant role in cognitive health, and hormonal health (go here and here for more) but did you know sodium also plays a part in how well you sleep? We’ve got a great hack that can help you drift off into dreamland…but first, let’s have a quick look at some of the ways our sleep can get disturbed in the first place.
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BLACK PEPPER: SUPPORTING SMALL SCALE FARMERS IN MADAGASCAR
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
31/05/2023
Fragrantly pungent, strong, spicy and warming, black pepper (Piper nigrum) has been cultivated at least since 2000 BC in India and is in fact, indigenous only to Kerala, a province in southwest India.
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WOMEN’S MENSTRUAL CYCLES: the role of salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
14/04/2023
The way we experience the days leading up to and during our period, depends so much on our overall health, our circumstances, our cultural norms.
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WHY DO YOU NEED ELECTROLYTES IF YOU EAT A HEALTHY DIET?
By
Mark Myerson
Posted
19/03/2023
When eating a clean diet that is low in sugar, refined carbs and processed food, you need electrolytes. Here's why.
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SALT & HORMONAL HEALTH: the adventure into menopause
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
16/03/2023
Menopause simply means to stop menstruating; yet the word is freighted with a far greater burden than it needs to carry. Western women in particular, often have a special dread for this phase of their life.
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RETHINKING SALT: Four ways salt can change your mind
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
23/02/2023
Are you energised and happily productive?  Or are you struggling with brain fog, memory lapses and lack of focus? If so, here’s a dietary tip that could help.
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HYDRATION AND BREASTFEEDING
By
Mark Myerson
Posted
22/02/2023
Drinking enough water is especially important during breastfeeding. And, getting sufficient sodium has surprising benefits to both mother and baby. In this blog, we unpack the science, simply and cautiously.
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CAN ELECTROLYTES REDUCE HUNGER DURING A FAST?
By
Mark Myerson
Posted
31/01/2023
Surprising new evidence from an unlikely source shows that the more minerals you get, the less you eat overall. Our latest blog explores this fascinating “satiety effect” and shows you exactly which minerals reduce hunger most.
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Roasted and Salted Almonds: The Perfect Snack
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
23/11/2022
Roasted and salted almonds are a delicious and nutritious snack that can be enjoyed any time of the day. Almonds are packed with healthy nutrients and are one of the most popular nuts in the world.
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Calling our Athletes! Do you know why you need salt?
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
12/10/2022
Athletes need salt to stay properly hydrated because salt, or sodium, plays a crucial role in maintaining the body's fluid balance. When we sweat, we lose both water and sodium, which can lead to dehydration if not replenished.
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CARB-FLU: WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO BEAT IT
By
Mark Myerson
Posted
21/09/2022
Although exactly like influenza, the debilitating symptoms of carb-flu have nothing to do with viruses. They have a surprising origin and an easy fix. In this blog, we explain what causes carb-flu and how you can solve it.
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A Short History on the Sacred Roots of Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
07/09/2022
Salt has been used in rituals and ceremonies for centuries, with its significance extending beyond culinary uses. Salt has a special place in spiritual practices worldwide, with many cultures associating it with protection and cleansing.
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A new Kalahari Bushman story: Sustainability is the heart of contribution
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
24/08/2022
Transfrontier Park Destinations (TFPD) has a long-held vision of partnering with communities to commercialise their tourism assets, create sustainable job opportunities and encourage sustainable economic activity. It is with the invaluable support of home grown global companies that it has been possible to achieve and build on this vision.
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
22/08/2022
Transfrontier Park Destinations (TFPD) has a long-held vision of partnering with communities to commercialise their tourism assets, create sustainable job opportunities and encourage sustainable economic activity. It is with the invaluable support of home grown global companies that it has been possible to achieve and build on this vision.
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We cannot forget the PAST when we build the FUTURE
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
19/08/2022
Our social investment aim is to spread our supportive net wide to contribute where we can to local communities and through encouraging care for our living earth.
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TANTALISING THE TONGUE: we’re taking you on a taste adventure
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
19/08/2022
Oryx Desert Salt is naturally flavorful all by itself, but that hasn’t stopped us from creating three additional vibrant taste-sensations that sing on your palate and add new dimensions to the food on your plate. SMOKE Our expertly cold-smoked salt is deliciously savory, alive with the aroma of fragrant ashy wood smoke mingled with the […]
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THE SALT OF THE KALAHARI: In A Class Of Its Own
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
19/08/2022
Pink Floyd and The Beatles had it. So did Apple. Nando’s has it too. These iconic b(r)ands stand out because they’ve got that quintessential something that no one else has.
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Sugar & Spice & Salt Are So Nice! They Make Everything Better
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
12/08/2022
As a child, I remember a little rhyme that started out with “sugar and spice and everything nice…” You probably heard it too. These days the gender-defining rhyme might not sit well with people. However, sugar, spices, and salt are everything nice when it comes to food and drinks.
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A NEW Kalahari Peoples Story: Sustainability is the Heart of Contribution
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
12/08/2022
Original article: !Xaus Lodge - Oryx Desert Salt supports !Xaus Lodge Community Oryx Desert Salt supports !Xaus Lodge community Transfrontier Park Destinations (TFPD) has a long-held vision of partnering with communities to commercialise their tourism assets, create sustainable job opportunities and encourage sustainable economic activity.  It is with the invaluable support of homegrown, global companies that […]
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!Xaus Lodge - Oryx Desert Salt supports !Xaus Lodge Community
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
12/08/2022
Original article: !Xaus Lodge - Oryx Desert Salt supports !Xaus Lodge Community Oryx Desert Salt supports !Xaus Lodge community Transfrontier Park Destinations (TFPD) has a long-held vision of partnering with communities to commercialise their tourism assets, create sustainable job opportunities and encourage sustainable economic activity.  It is with the invaluable support of homegrown, global companies that […]
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Oryx Desert Salt: A Gift from the Kalahari Desert
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
11/08/2022
Oryx Desert Salt is 100% pure, just as it existed when it was traded ounce-for-ounce for gold eight thousand years ago. Nothing is added or subtracted. Sourced from an uninhabitable area with no contamination and pollution-free, this salt contains vital minerals and trace elements...
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Oryx Desert Salt supports !Xaus Lodge community
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
09/08/2022
Transfrontier Park Destinations (TFPD) has a long-held vision of partnering with communities to commercialise their tourism assets, create sustainable job opportunities and encourage sustainable economic activity. It is with the invaluable support of homegrown, global companies that it’s been possible to build on this vision.
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Oryx Desert salt brings Taste, Health and Social Good to Your Gourmet Experience
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
10/07/2022
In the crowded world of salts and condiments, Oryx Desert Salt is working hard to separate itself from the crowd and more and more people are noticing. Come have a taste and a closer look….
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Surprising Sips, Packaging Innovations Among Show Trends Identified by SFA Trendspotters
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
24/06/2022
The Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel tasted its way through the 66th Summer Fancy Food Show in search of products gaining prominence in the specialty food industry, last week.
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Well FEd with The Hatchery's Natalie Shmulik
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
21/06/2022
Join us for a discussion of trends and cool brands spotted at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.
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Trends spotted at the Summer Fancy Food Show
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
15/06/2022
NEW YORK — Truffles, heirloom tomatoes and new spins on salt were among emerging trends spotted at the Summer Fancy Food Show. The annual event, held June 12-14 in New York, marked a return following a two-year hiatus and featured more than 1,800 exhibiting companies.
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The Sweet, The Bitter, The Sour, The Umami: How Salt Makes Everything Taste Better
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
09/06/2022
Believe it or not, it’s still a mystery to science quite how salt works to enhance flavors and make food taste better.  All we really know is that salt has a greater impact on flavor than any other ingredient. Not only is our entire tongue receptive to all tastes (contrary to the false belief that […]
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The Poetry of Taste: Why It Matters Which Salt You Use
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
09/06/2022
Believe it or not, it’s still a mystery to science quite how salt works to enhance flavors and make food taste better.  All we really know is that salt has a greater impact on flavor than any other ingredient. Not only is our entire tongue receptive to all tastes (contrary to the false belief that […]
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Salt: A Small Pinch With A Big Impact On Health
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
16/05/2022
Salt is good for you. You need it – in fact, it’s essential; it’s the one food you must consume for without it, you would die.  And… it’s possible you may not be consuming enough of it.
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Premier Magazine - The Power Of Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
01/03/2022
Why do we love it? There’s a reason we have dedicated taste buds sensitised to the taste of salt. It’s a necessity for life, vital to our health and well-being. No wonder then that it’s the most natural thing on earth to seek out the taste of salt.
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What Future Are You Buying?
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
28/02/2022
Sometimes on auto-pilot (scoffing crisps watching Netflix 😊), sometimes with care and consideration (what to cook for a dinner party), sometimes with far-reaching impacts for the future (shall we get married?)
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Salt Is Our Love-Crush
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
14/02/2022
It’s February – the month of Love.  And oh, how we loooooove salt!   When it comes to food, one of our most enduring never-ending love-story has got to be with salt.  Salt is our go-to significant other [...]
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Raising The Bar On Bread
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
25/01/2022
‘Bread is all about culture,’ says Francois Zietsman, owner of the Bread Bar at Makers Landing at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. It’s a small retail space with a casual, relaxed feel and an air of a contemporary artisanal baking [...]
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Tamarmarcopolostyle - Make everything tasty for the holidays: Oryx Desert Salt from South Africa
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
11/12/2021
Looking for a holiday gift that’s exotic, sustainable, non-perishable, that everyone can use and enjoy? Oryx Desert Salt from South Africa will dazzle everyone with a kitchen this holiday season, available at Whole Foods in the US! I was happy to be hosted to experience it.
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Longevity - How Desert Salt From The Kalahari Is Taking the World By Storm
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
09/12/2021
In this episode of The Business of Health Gisèle WERTHEIM AYMéS speaks to Oryx Desert Salt founder and entrepreneur Samantha Skyring, who is taking her exceptional whole food brand, Oryx Desert salt global.
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The Soul Of Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
05/11/2021
There’s a little-known story behind the Oryx Desert Salt symbol, one that’s steeped in mystery, history and myth. Oryx Desert Salt isn’t just a wonderful ingredient in your kitchen, it also has symbolic relevance that we think [...]
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Sunday Times – Out of The Pan
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
18/10/2021
One of the most thrilling moments in Samantha Skyring's life was seeing salt crystals form in front of her eyes. Some of us might equate that with watching paint dry, but to understand her excitement you have to go back [...]
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Giving Back Through Buying In
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
11/10/2021
What are you really buying into when you purchase Oryx Desert Salt? The story behind our brand extends beyond just the narrative about the product, to include the social impact producing our salt [...]
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The Desert Salt Journey: One Woman's Encounter With The Oryx
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
04/10/2021
20 years ago, Samantha Skyring, CEO and founder of Oryx Desert Salt, decided to walk 120km through the Namib Desert for 7 days to the Skeleton Coast. Little did she know that this adventure would lead her to the creation of Oryx Desert Salt.
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BizNewsTV - Samantha Skyring - CEO of Oryx Desert Salt
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
21/09/2021
A local seasoning brand, Oryx Desert Salt will soon be seen on shelves in the USA. It has joined a growing list of locally made SA products in accessing markets overseas, like Rooibos. Joining Linda Van Tilburg is Samantha Skyring, the CEO of Oryx desert salt
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Every Day Is Earth Day
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
17/09/2021
The earth we live on is there for us every single day. No exceptions. She provides us with resources, fuel, power, food, shelter, clothes, the air we breathe, the water we drink – everything we need to live – and not just live, but thrive! Not only does the Earth provide for our physical needs, […]
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Cape Talk - 'Oryx' salt from the Kalahari Desert set to hit Whole Foods shelves in the US
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
16/09/2021
The South African brand Oryx Desert Salt has pulled off a major coup with a listing by iconic US Whole Foods Market. The salt, mined in the Kalahari Desert, will be on the organic supermarket chain's shelves in the US in October. Bruce Whitfield chats to Oryx founder and CEO Samantha Skyring.
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Business Insider - Americans are about to start eating a lot of South African salt, as Oryx hits Whole Foods
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
16/09/2021
Oryx is due to officially hit shelves in Whole Foods across the USA, in a total of 515 locations, in October. That chain started to expand out of its Texas base in 1984, and was bought by Amazon in 2017. Since then it has grown rapidly.
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The Good News - Oryx Desert Salt bringing the heart of the Kalahari to Whole Foods USA!
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
15/09/2021
After many years of growing the brand locally and internationally, in October 2021, Oryx Desert Salt will be one of the few South African brands to land on Whole Foods Market shelves in the USA. Whole Foods specialises in organic food that’s been sustainably produced and chooses their suppliers carefully. Their customers are conscious buyers who make purchases based on quality and ethics.
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Health Benefits Of Salt
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
10/09/2021
It’s not surprising we’re so confused about salt. On one hand we’re told that too much salt is bad for our health, it leads to water retention, hypertension and increases our risk for premature death. On the other hand, we’re told that salt is vital to good health and without it we would die [...]
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Bringing The Heart Of The Kalahari To The USA
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
02/09/2021
After many years of growing the brand locally and internationally, in October 2021, Oryx Desert Salt will be one of the few South African brands to land on Whole Foods Market shelves in the USA. Whole Foods’ customers look for [...]
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Lionesses of Africa - Samantha Skyring, a global brand builder inspired by the Kalahari
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
26/07/2021
Oryx Desert Salt, bringing a taste of the Kalahari to the world’s kitchens With the world looking to source more sustainable, ethically produced and renewable sources of foodstuffs, one South African business venture, Oryx Desert Salt, founded by entrepreneur Samantha Skyring, is looking to bring an exceptional source of salt to enrich both the flavour of food and also promote good health.
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Water & Salt: Essentials For Life
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
21/05/2021
This month we’re celebrating World Water day – the vital precious substance that is essential for life.  But did you know that salt is equally essential to life as is water?  In fact, water and salt work synergistically together to create a state of balanced health in your body.  Water delivers nutrients to the cells […]
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How !Xaus Lodge Began
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
22/03/2021
In May 2002 the *Khomani San and Mier communities reached an historic land settlement agreement with the government of South Africa and South African National Parks (SANParks) which restored a large tract of land to the communities that had once roamed or farmed this area [...]
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7 Hidden Non-Vegan Ingredients: Read The Label!
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
30/10/2020
November 1st is world vegan day and did you know that according to google trends, South Africa ranks among the world’s top 25 nations where veganism is most popular? In fact, these days the interest in veganism in [...]
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Please Pass The Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
04/10/2020
We’re hardwired to crave salt for one reason only – we need it to survive. It’s an essential nutrient and we need it for regulating fluids in our bodies, blood pressure and for creating nerve impulses. However, adding salt to your food does a whole lot more than [...]
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Buy Local, Support Local So Our Heritage Flourishes
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
06/09/2020
Heritage Day as we know it was established in 1995 after the first free elections and the beginning of a true democracy in our beautiful country. But let’s not forget that before that, the date was celebrated as [...]
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The Lowdown On Low-Carb & Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
10/08/2020
Following a low carb or keto diet? Then this is a must-read for you! Chances are that if you’ve been following a low-carbohydrate (that’s between 100-150g of carbs a day) or ketogenic diet (50g of carbs or less) you haven’t given a [...]
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The Taste of Wine and Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
04/07/2020
The crystals of salt range in colour from pink rose, through ruby cherry to a luscious burgundy: Oryx Desert Wine Salt. An exquisite combination of salt that’s been infused in Shiraz wine. The wine comes from Baleia, a winery where the vineyards [...]
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Daily Maverick - Samantha Skyring brings Kalahari salt to the table
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
12/06/2020
Salt may be our most underrated seasoning, but entrepreneur Samantha Skyring has found a local renewable source that chefs and consumers alike love, named after the iconic desert Oryx. Her journey from sole entrepreneur to supermarket shelves has had its salty and sweet moments.
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Stop Buying Our Grinders
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
03/06/2020
Yes, you heard that right, but don’t get us wrong. We love our grinders, the way the high quality ceramic grinder heads are built to last (refill up to 10 or more times), we like how good-looking our glass bottles stay (labels printed directly on the glass so no peeling, scruffy paper labels) [...]
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It's Time To Be Socially Essential
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
04/05/2020
It wasn’t just about sanitising hands, wearing masks and social distance. Or navigating the landslide of economic fallout that has threatened and in some cases annihilated businesses, both large and small. Nor was it just about learning to cope with [...]
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Sweet Potato Wedges with Roasted Cauliflower and a Cheese Sauce
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
01/04/2020
April is Earth Month and it’s been fascinating to see how a world in lockdown has so many of us gravitating instinctively towards basic essentials in our kitchens [...]
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Tamarmarcopolostyle - A taste of South Africa: Oryx Desert Salt
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
14/02/2020
Salt. It’s one of the major elements our taste buds seek. It’s been considered so valuable throughout history, Roman soldiers were paid with it — that’s how we get our word, “salary”.
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A Guide To Different Types of Salts
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
24/01/2020
Salt, or sodium chloride, is a humble but vital ingredient that virtually everyone uses for seasoning and cooking. Even if you’re cutting back for dietary reasons, salt is a virtually indispensable item in the kitchen. It’s one of the very few items we don’t include in our Daily Dish meal kits, so it’s up to you to choose which of the countless salts to use when cooking.
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The Gift of Salt
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
19/12/2019
Giving a bag of salt has a long tradition, from giving salt as a house-warming present to gifting a newly married couple to wish them abundance and prosperity. Apart from its practical use, salt carries great symbolic value as a gift. Giving salt signifies trust between you [...]
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Foodie Gifts: Preserved Whole Lemons
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
22/11/2019
This holiday season, we’re focussing on food recipes that can double up as beautiful foodie gifts for friends and family. It turns gifting into something thoughtful and special instead of the mad frenzy of Christmas [...]
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Edible Gifts: Stained Glass Butter Cookies
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
19/11/2019
As the festive season draws near, we’re starting to think about gifting. While there are literally thousands of options in the shops to choose from, nothing beats the unique one-of-a-kind foodie gift that’s handmade by you [...]
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Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Oryx Salt Artisan Bread
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
19/10/2019
Here’s a gorgeously light yet flavourful weekend lunch or dinner; when you’re craving something wholesome and nourishing, yet easy on the palate. Ruvarashe Matsika is one of Jackie Cameron’s students [...]
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Celebrating The Braai
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
04/10/2019
We believe in freedom. Like having the freedom to choose products that are truly free of artificial ingredients and chemicals that were never meant to be consumed by humans. The whole Oryx Desert Salt range is [...]
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Smoked Salt – Why It’s Trending
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
08/08/2019
If you’re finding yourself reaching for smoked salt to season your food, it’s probably because you’re already in the know about what is fast becoming a intriguing trend in the world of salt. The word out on the market [...]
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Low Carb Courgette Lasagne
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
19/06/2019
If you’re following a low-carb or ketogenic diet, you’ll know that lasagne is way off limits. It’s just NO to lasagne! Unless… …you’re Peter Ayub of Sense of Taste Chef School who doesn’t believe in life without lasagne [...]
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Oryx On The Go
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
18/11/2018
We work hard to be innovative when it comes to creating packaging for our desert salt, harvested in the pristine Kalahari Desert from underground streams millions of years old. There’s a wide range of packaging [...]
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The Braai Salt
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
18/10/2018
Well over a year ago, we decided we wanted to produce a salt that contributes to the happiest and friendliest of our national food heritages: the braai. And so the Oryx Braai salt came about. We asked Jackie Cameron, a top [...]
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Cold White Tomato Soup by Chef Nadin Pospech-Demmler
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
13/12/2017
Tomato soup is one of the most comforting meals you can eat. Whether you’re sick, or having a bad day, a warm bowl of delicious tomato soup is always there to make you feel warm [...]
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Salted Caramel Macaroons
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
12/12/2017
Easy to make salted caramel macaroons with Oryx Desert Salt. All the ingredients and instructions to make this tea time treat for any occasion and [...]
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Cured salmon by Zola Luwarca
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
05/12/2017
We absolutely love everything produced by our beautiful earth. Enjoy this easy to make Cured Salmon with Oryx Coarse Salt as a lunch or dinner feast during the summer times.
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What Is Your Kitchen Must Have Item?
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
29/11/2017
KITCHEN ESSENTIALS ORYX BRAAI SALT I am always trying new products in my kitchen, some good, some so-so, and others terrible. The “keepers” [...]
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Panna Forte by Kelvin Joel
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
16/11/2017
Preparation Time: 10minutes Ingredients 10 Gram Oryx Desert Salt70 Gram Honey40 Gram Butter50 Gram Sugar50 Gram Mixed Nuts50 Gram Almonds Flaked50 Gram Hazel Nuts80 Gram Dried Fruit75 Gram Flour [...]
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Pork Belly With Parmesan Whipped Potato by Jacques Swart
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
14/11/2017
Chef Jacques Swart has come up with a delicious and simple recipe for pork belly you won’t want to miss. Using Oryx Desert Salt, you will be able to [...]
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Salted Toffees by Tanja Kruger
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
08/11/2017
Easy Salted Toffee recipe for the any occasion or the holidays. Follow the steps to create a treat for your family and friends to enjoy anytime of the day. Make these as a gift for your friends on their birthday or a holiday season [...]
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Warm Beef and Beetroot Salad by HD Fraser
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
25/10/2017
A pair that has no competitor: Beef and beetroot. Who would have thought? Chef H.D. Fraser proves it with this incredible warm beef and beetroot salad recipe. Beef seasoned with rosemary and Oryx Desert Salt, accompanied with [...]
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Grilled Leg of Lamb With Rosemary by Jerome Norton
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
12/10/2017
Chef Jerome Norton is bringing you a recipe for leg of lamb you have to try at home. Seasoned with rosemary and Oryx Desert Salt, this dish is filling and flavourful, as well as incredibly simple to follow. Read the whole [...]
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Izelle Hoffman’s Poached Eggs For Blood Type O
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
20/03/2017
When you eat a diet that’s optimally designed for your particular blood group, you’re able to resist life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and liver failure much more easily as well as avoid many [...]
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Izelle Hoffman’s Poached Eggs For Blood Type AB
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
16/03/2017
When you eat a diet that’s optimally designed for your particular blood group, you’re able to resist life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and liver failure much more easily as well as avoid many [...]
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Izelle Hoffman’s Poached Eggs For Blood Type B
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
13/03/2017
When you eat a diet that’s optimally designed for your particular blood group, you’re able to resist life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and liver failure much more easily as well as avoid many [...]
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Izelle Hoffman’s Poached Eggs For Blood Type A
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Samantha Skyring
Posted
10/03/2017
When you eat a diet that’s optimally designed for your particular blood group, you’re able to resist life-threatening diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and liver failure much more easily as well as avoid many [...]
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Izelle Hoffman – The Blood Group Diet & Why It Works
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
09/03/2017
“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” ~Jim Rohn We’re delighted to be collaborating with Izelle Hoffman, SA’s newest rising star in the culinary industry. ‘For the love [...]
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Lientjie Back From The UK, Ready To Rock It!
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
20/01/2017
In August last year, we told you about Lentijie Isak’s amazing opportunity to travel to the UK to study and experience working as a chef in some top culinary venues. What did she have to say about it? Well, in a nutshell, it was just ‘magical’  with her trip beginning with a visit to London […]
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We’ve Got Chemistry!
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
18/10/2016
THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH SALT In relationships of all kinds – romantic and otherwise – when things aren’t working out, we say the chemistry’s wrong. And when the chemistry’s off, when there’s too much of this [...]
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Naturally Spirited - flyblue article
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
22/09/2016
Digest an empowering philosophy from Samantha Skyring, CEO of the proudly South African brand Oryx Desert Salt: "Follow your passion, it has incredible power!"
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Ginger & Salted Sesame Seed Nougat with Oryx Red Wine Salt by Chef Angie Boyd
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
21/09/2016
Make these delicious Ginger & Salted Sesame Seed Nougat with our Oryx Red Wine Salt. Full ingredient list and instructions to make these treats for your family and friends to enjoy any [...]
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Lemon & Lime Pickle By Chef Peter Ayub
By
Samantha Skyring
Posted
21/09/2016
Makes 1 large jarYou need to make this of course when limes are available – if not than just do lemons! This makes for a perfect gift for friends and family! Ingredients 5 washed limes cut into 6 segments5 washed lemons cut [...]
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Cooking Up a Dream
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
10/08/2016
When Lolandi ‘Lientjie’ Isaks was a little girl, she had a big dream; one day she would be a chef and through her cooking, she would see the world. But as she grew up, her dreams faded into impossibility. Being the eldest child, she needed to take care of her younger siblings and after Grade […]
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Lientjie Inspired Carrot Recipe
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
10/08/2016
Caramelised Ginger Carrot – inspired by !Xaus Lodge Chef Lientjie Isaks Scrub 2-3 large carrots clean and then using a potato peeler, peel off long strips the whole length of the carrot.  Be sure to keep the carrot strips in ice-cold water to keep them crisp.  Heat up some butter, sprinkle in about a teaspoon […]
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Bath Salts
By
Nina Geraghty
Posted
18/07/2016
It’s the season for inwardness, the time when in nature, nothing seems to be going on and everything seems dead and lifeless. But under the surface, there’s so much happening! There’s vigorous creativity and growth going on beneath the soil, in seeds, bulbs and in the trunks and branches of trees.
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