Salt has been a common food ingredient throughout history. The Greeks, Romans, Hebrews, Assyrians, Chinese, and many other civilizations used salt for both preserving food and improving its taste. Some locations evaporated sea water to harvest the salt within it. Other areas mined salt deposits left from ancient seas. Since salt is so useful and… Continue reading Salt
As a kid, one of my least favorite things about road trips was the taste of the water. Every place we stopped at, the water flavor different. It was so frustrating! I reasoned that it is the same stuff so it shouldn't taste funny. Little did I know that there are many things in water… Continue reading What gives water its flavor?