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Finishing Salt Starter Set - 6 Different Sea Salts From Around the World, Small Taster Tins


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Small Taster Tins
  • Six different Sea Salts from around the world
  • Includes a brochure with detailed explanations of each salt and suggested uses
  • Designed to introduce you to the wonderful world of Finishing Salts
  • Available in 4 different sizes: taster tins, 1-oz cork jars, 2-oz and 8-oz jarz.

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Sea Salt, Natural Smoke, Activated Charcoal

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Product Description

Size: Small Taster Tins

What is Finishing Salt? The best way to discover finishing salts and begin using them is to try them with your own cooking. Look at them up close, admiring the extraordinary range of shapes and colors, noting how they refract, reflect, or obscure light. Touch them, feeling the crests and edges, letting your fingers snap flakes or crunch chunks, plunging a spoon through a glistening mound of it. Then of course you taste them, and with every dish comes a new discovery as infinite variations of mineral contents and moisture contents and crystal structures and crystal sizes combine in your mouth and the flavors, textures, and aromatics of your food.

Our starter sets are the best way to explore finishing salts, whether you are a veteran chef, or have never even heard of finishing salt before, or both!

Our aim is on to provide you with salts that are practical and salts that are playful, and some salts that are just plain startling.

Our basic starter sets each include six salts.
* The Meadow Fleur de Sel,
A delicate well-rounded fleur de sel with irregular crystal shapes for bursts of flavor and a high mineral content
* Sel Gris Noirmoutier,
An effective replacement for all industrial kosher, table, and sea salts.
* Maldon Flake Sea Salt,
A delicate flakey salt from the UK. Snow-flake texture for a unique experience
* Black Diamond,
A dark black pyramid-flake shaped salt, adding color and geometry to your cooking
* Molokai Red,
A bright red dry salt from the Hawaiian island of Molokai
* Kauai Guava Smoked Salt,
A salt dried by the sun and hand-harvested, then lovingly smoked slow and low over Kauai's native guava wood.

Each set comes with a brochure explaining the world of finishing salts, as well as suggested uses.

Product Details

Size: Small Taster Tins
  • Item Weight: 8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B000NJH4KC
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #63,773 in Grocery & Gourmet Food (See Top 100 in Grocery & Gourmet Food)
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Customer Reviews

Therefore, I am happy and pleased.
Amelia Gremelspacher
I bought this as a gift for my sister who loves foodie stuff like this and is basically obsessed with salt.
Jordan
In actuality, it was poorly boxed, bottles were broken, and it was a mess inside the box.
Judith C. Baran

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Dee Lighted on December 18, 2011
Size Name: 2 oz Jars Verified Purchase
The salt selection is lovely but the jars are fragile. When opening the black salts the jar crushed in my hand. Needless to say I had to throw out the whole jar. Contacted the vendor for replacement and have never heard back so customer service is lacking also.
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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Annette E. Wilkinson on August 4, 2008
Size Name: Small Taster Tins Verified Purchase
Finishing Salt Starter Set - 6 Different Sea Salts From Around the World, Small Taster Tins

This starter set is very nice. I am really enjoying these salts as each one is quite different. The set came with pamphlet that describes each different salt and what it is good to use it for.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By C. Wambeam on February 21, 2011
Size Name: Small Taster Tins Verified Purchase
I've been curious about finishing salts but wasn't sure which salt would be the best to use. This starter set is allowing us to really explore the differences in flavor, color, and grain size. You just need a tiny sprinkle on top of your food -- a little goes a long way (but that's the point). My only complaint is that these tins are very difficult to open, and sometimes cause a bit of a spill when they give that final pop. It would have been nice to have jars instead.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By C. A. roberts on November 27, 2013
Size Name: Small Taster Tins
cheap packaging and presentation, plus one tine arrived opened with salt spilled all over. It was fun to try these salts, but this is way overpriced and not quality enough packaging to give as a gift. Booklet incl was just a piece of photocopied paper folded, looked like they just used a cheap office printer. They are all about pure profit with less requard for their customers experience
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Steph on December 26, 2012
Size Name: Spanish Cork Jars - 1 oz Verified Purchase
Just recieved the 2 oz version of this sampler kit for christmas. It was missing the promised "Includes a brochure with detailed explanations of each salt and suggested uses." Bummer! We are beginners and this brochure would have been nice to have.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Monkey's Eyebrow on September 2, 2010
Size Name: Small Taster Tins Verified Purchase
This set arrived quickly and is nicely packaged for gift giving. It includes a good sample selection of sea salts and has been fun to try. Great for those starting out to explore the world of sea and finishing salts. The company has many more interesting salts where these came from.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Someone54 on January 25, 2013
Size Name: Small Taster Tins
If you are looking for variety in your salt, then you will no doubt want this product. You not only get one distinct sea salt, but you in fact get six. Each salt has something to add any meal as you each their own taste to provide. You may never need another salt as this give all the seasoning you can ask for(well, it couldn't hurt to get the Sayulita Sea Salt - Organic Coarse - 16 oz - by RealGoodSalt).
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By E. Burhans on September 23, 2010
Size Name: Small Taster Tins
Everything about this was as I was hoping except that, like another reviewer, one of the glass jars arrived broken and there were shards and salt in the package. I'm not returning it because it was for a last-minute gift - but if you're buying it I'd recommend getting the metal tins. Less expensive and less breakable, too.

Aside from the breakage, everything seems great. I tasted one of the salts from the broken bottle (risky, I know, given the broken glass), and I have to say it was delicious.
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