What Is Kosher Salt?

It may be different than what you think.

Have you always wondered: Why is it called kosher salt? You are not alone.

Salt can be a confusing topic, after all. There is table salt, sea salt, flaky salt and kosher salt. But why is it called kosher? We wanted to help answer this plaguing question with a short video.

Still want to learn more? Check out this guide to salt from The Kitchn or grab a copy of Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky.

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