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Himalayan Coarse Salt

 

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Did You Know?

The precious commodity, Himalayan salts, were once known as the “King Salt” because it was only reserved for Royalty. Did you know the word ‘salary’ is derived from the Latin word for salt? 

Himalayan Coarse Salt are available in the Lucy Bee Shop

Why Choose Me?

Himalayan salt contains numerous trace minerals, electrolytes and elements. It is 100% natural and unrefined, retaining its natural properties.

These salts are millions of years old (a staggering 250 million, in fact) and are renowned for being pure, since they’re untouched by toxins and nasties that can often be found in other salts sitting at the table.

Although some crystals are slightly darker than others and some can actually be snow white in colour, it’s the small amounts of iron oxide, or rust, which lend them their typical soft pink colour.

 

Where am I from?

These rose-coloured salts are from the Khewra Salt Mine, the world’s second largest mine, in the foothills of the Himalayas.



What is Himalayan Salt?

These rose-coloured salts are from the Khewra Salt Mine, the world’s second largest mine, in the foothills of the Himalayas.  These salts are millions of years old (a staggering 250 million, in fact) and are renowned for being pure, since they’re untouched by toxins and nasties that can often be found in other salts sitting at the table.

Although some crystals are slightly darker than others and some can actually be snow white in colour, it’s the small amounts of iron oxide, or rust, which lend them their typical soft pink colour. 

How is Himalayan Salt Made?

OurHimalayan Salt began life as a crystallised sea salt bed, lying within the Himalayan Mountains. Covered in lava and placed under huge tectonic pressure, this was as pure an environment as the salts could find. In fact, there was little exposure to toxins and impurities, and no modern-day pollution to spoil the purity of these small crystals.

Slowly, the plates of the earth moved around these salts, while the sea around them evaporated, leaving all of its wonderful minerals to crystallise beneath the warmth of the sun.

Our Himalayan Salts are hand-harvested, before making their way into homes, supermarkets and health food stores around the world.

You can find our Himalayan Salt as coarse granules in a 250g pot, or as fine granules, in a 1kg tub. Both are interchangeable and are food grade so they can be used as a salt for cooking, as well as being used as a bath salt or beauty salts. 

How to Use Himalayan Salt

This coarse, rose-pink salt can be ground either in a salt grinder or crushed under a knife and used as a replacement for table salt.

Himalayan Salt FAQs

Q: What is in Himalayan Salt?
A: As well as sodium and chloride, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, you can also expect to find the following in this one, simple salt: Actinium, aluminum, antimony, arsenic, astatine, barium, beryllium, bismuth, boron, bromine, cadmium, carbon, cerium, cesium, chromium, cobalt, copper, dysprosium, erbium, europium, fluorine, francium, gadolinium, gallium, germanium, gold, hafnium, holmium, hydrogen, indium, iodine, iridium, lanthanum, lead, lithium, lutetium, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, neodymium, neptunium, nickel, niobium, nitrogen, osmium, oxygen, palladium, platinum, plutonium, polonium, praseodymium, protactinium, radium, rhenium, rhodium, rubidium, ruthenium, samarium, scandium, selenium, silicon, silver, strontium, sulfur, tantalum, tellurium, terbium, thallium, thorium, thulium, tin, titanium, uranium, vanadium, wolfram, yttrium, ytterbium, zinc and zirconium.

Q: Is your Himalayan Salt nut and peanut free? 
A: Yes all the Lucy Bee products are produced and packed in nut and peanut free environments.

Q: How is your Himalyan Salt extracted?
A: Our producer confirms that the salt is mainly extracted by hand and is closely monitored by various government bodies, which guarantee no child labour is used.

In the words of our producer, “Salt reserves are controlled by government body that is responsible to supervise all mining mechanism and ensure implementation of related rules & regulations. 

"It is also to bring into your knowledge that child labor is strictly prohibited in our country and compliance of labor laws is ensured by the Labor Departments of provincial and federal governments.

“We use the raw material which is mined by hand and excavator without using dynamite for our food grade salt products and we regularly get examined them through various laboratories. In this way, the purity of salt is ensured.”

Read the Lucy Bee Guide to 3 Mineral Salts


Roast Potatoes Using Coconut Oil

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C, 400 F, gas mark 6.
  2. Peel potatoes, cut them into fairly even-sized pieces, leaving any small potatoes whole.
  3. Then place them in a saucepan of boiling water, or steam, for about 10/15 minutes, really as long as you dare. Lift one out - the outer edge should be fluffy.
  4. Drain the potatoes then give them a shake in the pan, to rough up the edges a little. Pour over the melted Lucy Bee coconut oil give another shake to coat the potatoes and tip into your largest roasting tin.
  5. Grind a little Lucy Bee Himalayan Salt Lucy Bee Whole Black Peppercorns over and place in the oven.
  6. Roast for 50 - 60 minutes, then check and turn, squash some of them to create more crispy edges.
  7. Leave to cook until golden and crunchy.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6-8
Cooking Time: 50 - 60 minutes (maybe longer depends on what else is happening in the oven!)

Ingredients

  • 1.5kg Desirée or King Edward potatoes
  • 3 tbsp. Lucy Bee Coconut Oil
  • A pinch of Lucy Bee Himalayan Salt and Lucy Bee Whole Black Peppercorns, ground
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