Pink Salt: The Ingredient That Will Elevate Both Savoury And Sweet Dishes

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Pink Salt: The Ingredient That Will Elevate Both Savoury And Sweet Dishes

Himalayan pink salt is used in cooking, for table lamps, spa treatments and even in large slabs as a cooking surface. Is there anything it can’t do? Well it can’t chop your veggies for you, but it can make your recipes seriously shine.

What makes it pink?

Himalayan pink salt is a rock salt mined in Pakistan. The salt is processed minimally and therefore contains trace minerals that are not only good for your health, but give it it’s pretty pink hue. National Himalayan Pink Salt is brought to you in its natural state, free from impurities and rich in trace minerals that are good for your health.

We love cooking with pink salt because of its health benefits, but also because it enhances the flavours in both sweet and savoury dishes.

Our favourite savoury dishes

Whether you’re seasoning steaks for your next barbecue or making your favourite biryani, pink salt can be used to make your dish flavourful.


We love appetizers! We’re especially partial to Chili Garlic Prawns which come to life with a little chilli garlic sauce and some pink salt. We’re not saying that salt is the reason everyone will gobble these up, but it certainly helps.

Main Dishes

As summer comes to an end, we want to spend as much time outside as possible. One of our favourite main dishes that can be made on the grill is Chimichuri Tikka Steak (or tofu steak for our veggie friends!) Fresh herbs, salt and olive oil make this a quick recipe to prepare so you can spend more time enjoying the sunshine.

Our favourite sweet treats

We traditionally think of salt as a way to elevate savoury meals but it can be the subtle (or main) star in desserts as well. Anywhere you use table salt in a baking recipe, you can use Himalayan pink salt in its place.

Vanilla Custard Cake is what all our custard dreams are made of! This incredibly delicious and mouthwatering cake is the perfect end-of-summer treat that the whole family will enjoy. Salt plays a smaller role in this recipe but the cake wouldn’t be the same without it.

Soft Pretzels

What makes a soft pretzel shine? The salty goodness on top, of course! Use your favourite soft pretzel recipe topped with coarse pink salt for a nutritious baked good you’ll want to make over and over again.


Make any chocolate truffle recipe and top with coarse Himalayan Pink Salt for a simple treat that feels like it’s made by a chocolatier. The coarse salt not only brings out the flavours in the chocolate, it makes the truffles sparkle (literally!)

Salt is the secret star of every recipe: Just notice how much you use it in your everyday cooking and baking. Anywhere you can use table salt, sub with himalayan pink salt to bring out the flavours in both sweet and savoury dishes.

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