How is Halen Môn salt produced?
What a majestic salt
After a lot of research, experiments, great expertise and dedication, a Welsh couple of enthusiasts accomplished the feat of extracting an outstanding product from the seawater, which all the greatest chefs fight over.This Halen Môn salt is picked by hand and is totally additive-free. These fine, crunchy, pure and translucid salty sea flakes are harvested with the utmost care due to a specially developed system which conserves their trace elements and minerals.
How is Halen Môn salt extracted from the sea water?
First, the cold water of the North Atlantic is passed through two natural filters, a sand bank and a bed of mussels. Then it is piped into large heated tanks where the water evaporates slowly then turns into salty brine. When the salt concentration is very high, the water is poured into shallow containers for it to crystallize. The crystals are then picked by hand and rinsed in water until they are shiny.
Where to use Halen Môn salt
Halen Môn salt was awarded 3 stars by the Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Awards in 2019, a truly exceptional salt that no table should be without. Our recipe ideas for this Halen Môn salt:
• Salty cookies: as soon as the cookies come out of the oven, sprinkle them with a pinch of Halen Môn salt;
• Tournedos: sprinkle your meat with a pinch of Halen Môn salt just before serving;
• Grilled sea bream: sprinkle your grilled sea bream with a pinch of Halen Môn salt just before serving;
• Hollandaise sauce: season your Hollandaise sauce with a few pinches of Halen Môn salt and serve with fish dishes.
Recipe idea for Halen Môn saltDiscover our Hollandaise sauce recipe using Terre Exotique Halen Môn salt
What flavours can you expect from Halen Môn salt?
Its notes of iodine are renowned the world over. Its fine and crunchy flakes dissolve deliciously in all your dishes providing the most superb salty seasoning.
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The history behind Halen Môn saltThe Halen Môn salt adventure all started in 2007. A Welsh couple fell in love with Anglesey, so much so that they decided to produce an outstanding seasalt there, where the sea is the purest in the U.K.. Halen Môn salt gets its name from “Ynys Môn” the Welsh name for Anglesey. This seasalt’s astounding pureness is much sought after by many an acclaimed chef. Indeed, this small family-owned business which employs only 12 people now exports to 22 countries worldwide and even Barack Obama, the former U.S. President, says it’s his favourite salt!
|Nutritional Info||VN Energie pour 100 g (energy for 100g) : 0 kJ / 0 kcal
VN Matière grasse (fat) : 0 g
Dont acide gras saturés (of which saturated fat) : 0 g
VN Glucides (carbohydrate) : 0 g
Dont sucres (of which sugars) : 0 g
VN Protéines (protein) : 0 g
Vn Sel (salt) : > 93 g
|Ingredients||Halen Mon flakes from Anglesey island|
|TRACES EVENTUELLES D'ALLERGÈNES||céleri, sésame, moutarde, fruits à coques.|