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Maldon salt vs. fleur de sel


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Maldon salt vs. fleur de sel

uwsgrazer | Nov 15, 2012 03:44 PM

I just returned from France. One of the restaurants we dined at had a small container with a hinged-lid and a small wooden spoon on the side. I think "fleur de sel" was painted on the container. I used the salt on my dish and liked it.

The next day I saw a similar container for sale at the market. I thought it would make a nice inexpensive souvenir and bought one. I also figured it would be a convenient way to use the Maldon salt I bought months ago and never seem to get around to using. But now I realize that Maldon isn't the same as fleur de sel.

What do you think? Can I use the Maldon in the container I bought? Or should I go out and buy fleur de sel to put in it?

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