martes, 12 de abril de 2011

A Taste of the Worlds Monuments to Salt

Its one of the worlds oldest seasonings, used in food preparation, religious ceremonies, and ritual cleansing.

Legend says that Roman legionnaires were often paid partly in salt, giving rise to the word salarium, which we know as the modern word salary. Yes, that salt in the shaker on your dining table is part of a long and storied history that stretches back almost eight thousand years.


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