Ingredient Alert: Diamond Crystal Salt

The basic salt we use before and during cooking is kosher salt.  We use a specific brand of kosher salt, Diamond Crystal, because of the size of the grains.  -Thomas Keller (The French Laundry Cookbook, p. 80)

So when I was shopping with my wife, I came across the Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt at the Star Market in Auburndale, MA.   For quite some time now, I’ve been using sea salt in the meals I’ve been making.  I’m going to see if exchanging the sea salt with the salt they use at The French Laundry/Per Se improves the meals I make.

Here’s what I found at market:

The salt mentioned in The French Laundry Cookbook

The salt mentioned in The French Laundry Cookbook

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