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 […]
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 [...]
‘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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
👉 The source may contaminate the salt with harmful pollutants (such as microplastics found in the ocean), and may be finite (meaning, unsustainable)
👉 The method of extraction can leave harmful chemical residues in the salt (such as those found in dynamited rock salts, including some sources of Himalayan salt)
👉 The process of refining table salt includes using artificial free flow and anti caking agents, over-heating the salt, and stripping the salt of their essential minerals.
We'll say it again: the source of your salt matters! Not only for the planet's health, but for your personal health too.
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