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If you like cooking Mediterranean, you should not miss on herbal salt. Dry herbal mixtures are not ideal because the taste does not get along so well.
These herbs still contain all their flavorings. Drying herbs is easy. You tie the herbs together a bit and hang them upside down in a dry, dark place. For that the cellar or the attic is very suitable. If you can not / do not want to dry yourself, you should always take fresh herbs. However, there is a drawback that the salt becomes lumpy due to the moisture. But do not worry that's normal.
You can take the moisture back with a few tricks. If you want to keep your herbal salt in a spreader, just put a few grains of rice in it. The rice can not pass through the stray holes and absorbs moisture. If you want to keep your herbal salt in a container. Also no problem put a filter bag in the bottom of the container. The then also absorbs moisture. If you do not have so many different herbs, you can also use frozen herbs. However, the moisture is even higher than with fresh herbs. But even this is not a problem, the drying phase will only take a little longer. You can also reduce the drying by placing the mass on a lined with baking paper sheet. Dry at 150 degrees for about 45 minutes in the oven. Or just increase the minutes with a lower number of degrees.
Which herbs are suitable
Chives. Everything according to taste.
Making herbal salt is easy. The herbs you want to use will be 4: 1
crushed in a mortar. As long as a nice grain has been created. Since you also crushed the salt in the mortar with the herbs, the best is coarse sea salt.
The normal table salt is otherwise pulverized to powdery.
It always depends on which dish you want to have the table salt.
Should it be e.g. for tomatoes, it is best to use basil / oregano as a herb.
For fish dishes are: lemon, fennel, leeks, onions, chives, parsley, dill, carrots, garlic, bay leaf, basil, marjoram, rosemary, thyme, chili.
For pork and beef, the following herbal creations are available: parsley, chives, dill, lovage, tarragon, rosemary, thyme, wild garlic, lavender, sage.
Of course, these are all suggestions. The herbal salt can be conjured up individually according to your own taste, there are no limits to your creation.
Store the herb salt dry and dark, then keep it for at least 1 year.
Herbal salt is also a very special gift for a loved one!
It does not always have to be flowers, right? Homemade gifts are always the best!