Salt and the Art of Seasoning

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alt is extraordinary. A fundamental, ancient resource used for thousands of years around the world, it is the one essential ingredient that transforms all cooking: elevating flavors from good to great, to unforgettable. In this stunning new cookbook, chef, TV presenter, food photographer, and sustainable living expert James Strawbridge shares with you the fundamentals of this artisan ingredient: from distinctive flavor notes and profiles of different salts found around the world, to brilliantly useful techniques—such as brining, baking, charring, fermenting, and preserving.

Inside, you’ll also find:

  • The Science of Taste
  • A Salt Sommelier’s Guide
  • How to measure “to taste” and season correctly
  • Salt Craft—from curing to blocking to baking
  • Over 100 recipes—from drinks to desserts


Salt and the Art of Seasoning will show you how to choose the right type of salt for the right type of dish, how to add it at the right time and in the right amount. James shares techniques such as using salt to pickle, cure and ferment as well as making your own flavored or smoked salts to bring out all sorts of previously hidden flavors. James has also crafted salt-inspired recipes to help you use salt in more creative, healthy and delicious ways.

Recipes include:

  • Brined chicken
  • Cornish salted sardines
  • European-style sour pickles
  • Native American cured fish
  • Kimchi fried rice
  • 8 essential flavoured salts
  • Smoked salted butter
  • Focaccia
  • Smoked toddy
  • And more!