What is the difference between salt & kosher salt?
Unlike other types of salt, kosher salt is made solely of sodium chloride. It usually doesn’t contain any trace minerals, iodine, or anti-clumping or anti-caking agents. Conversely, iodized table salt is fortified with iodine, an essential mineral that plays a key role in thyroid health and hormone production .
What is the difference between kosher salt and Maldon salt?
Some would argue that Kosher salt can be used as a substitute for Maldon salt flakes but this is not true. The pyramid shape of the flakes bring a sparkle and crunch that Kosher salt cannot as the grain is much smaller.
What’s special about kosher salt?
Kosher salt has wider, coarser grains vs table salt. The wider grains salt food in a gentler way than table salt. Using kosher salt enhances the flavor of foods instead of making them taste salty. Kosher salt has no iodine, which can lend a bitter taste to foods salted with table salt
Is kosher salt just sea salt?
Composition: Kosher salt is primarily composed of sodium chloride, though some brands may contain additives. Sea salt’s primary component is sodium chloride, though it also contains trace amounts of iodine, which is not present in kosher salt.
Why do Jews use kosher salt?
One of the guidelines of this religious tradition is that eating meat containing blood is forbidden. Jews hence had to find a way to drain blood from meat, which led to the process of koshering. They would kosher meat by using a type of coarse-grained salt to drain blood from the meat
Where to buy kosher salt in Namibia?
It is available at Superspar Maerua, checkers and other groceries and supermarket.