Speak to any professional chef and they will tell you that salt is one of the most essential ingredients they use: as well as making things taste better and bringing flavour together, it can even make food smell better.
Flavoured salt is even better and can help to give a distinct edge to recipes. The food infographic below, produced by Sheknows, sets out to explain how easy it is to make your own flavoured salts at home with 18 different salt recipes listed.
From simple garlic and celery salts to more daring matcha and saffron salts, the infographic is a great starting point if you’ve never tried to make your own flavoured salt at home.
There’s a simple diagram for each with a basic recipe below, but be sure to read the main instructions at the top of the food infographic before you try to make your own.