Kosher salt has been around for centuries, with its history dating back all the way to biblical times. It’s usually not iodised since it gets rid of impurities during the production process but some manufacturers may include an anti-caking agent so that you can easily shake in shakers or on tables at restaurants and homes without worrying about clumps forming. What is Kosher salt? Kosher salt is mainly sodium chloride and is extracted from the crystals. It comes in both flat or pyramidal shapes depending on its evaporation process. Kosher salt is kosher because it’s spun in a koshering process rather than processed with additives or by non-kosher industry standards. How do I use kosher salt? You can substitute kosher salt in any recipe that calls for table salt if you remember that kosher salt is much flakier than table salt so you’ll need to adjust measurements accordingly. You don’t have to use kosher salt if the food you’re making is kosher but it’s still a very popular choice. You should also make sure you replace your koshering tool every 6 months or once it gets clogged with a paper towel (or anything else) stuck at the bottom. It will […] read more