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Category: GOOD TASTE

A RECIPE FOR LOVE AND HAPPINESS

09/02/2024
Nina Geraghty
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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Roasted and Salted Almonds: The Perfect Snack

23/11/2022
Nina Geraghty
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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TANTALISING THE TONGUE: we’re taking you on a taste adventure

19/08/2022
Nina Geraghty
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 Poetry of Taste: Why It Matters Which Salt You Use

09/06/2022
Samantha Skyring
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 Is Our Love-Crush

14/02/2022
Samantha Skyring
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

25/01/2022
Samantha Skyring
‘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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7 Hidden Non-Vegan Ingredients: Read The Label!

30/10/2020
Samantha Skyring
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

04/10/2020
Samantha Skyring
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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The Taste of Wine and Salt

04/07/2020
Samantha Skyring
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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Celebrating The Braai

04/10/2019
Samantha Skyring
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

08/08/2019
Samantha Skyring
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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The Braai Salt

18/10/2018
Samantha Skyring
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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