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Where would we be without salt? - 5th Jul 2017

You couldn't cure ham without it; some people wouldn't be able to get married without it; you couldn't make sauerkraut without it; boiled veges might look a little dull without it; red wine might stain white carpets without it; flowers might wilt in their vases a little faster without it; slugs & snails might overrun your garden without it; and I wouldn't eat chips without it. What is it?

Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky

Homer called it a divine substance. Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. (And you can see above for our opinion of it). Salt has shaped civilization and in this book Mark Kurlansky blends political, commerical, scientific, religious and culinary records to produce this magnificent history of an indispensable ingredient.

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