[Sca-cooks] Colored Salt

Robin Carroll-Mann rcarrollmann at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 09:14:26 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Deborah
Hammons<mistressaldyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are there documented examples of the
> other color salts (not ones that were colored intentionally) used in period?
> Aldyth

Le Menagier has a recipe for preserving eels with black salt.

There is a black salt used in India, so called because of the mineral
content that colors it.  I suspect that the Goodman means unrefined
salt (why waste the more expensive stuff where it won't be seen?)

Brighid ni Chiarain

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