This distinctive sea salt gets its unique look and mineral-rich flavor from the soil composition of the Hawaiian salt beds where crystallization takes place. Today, Black Lava Salt is made by blending Hawaiian sea salt with activated charcoal, a technique that harks back to a time when lava powder mixed naturally with drying sea water to form dark crystals.
This black lava salt is stunning on the plate. It is great for adding a sprinkle of color to a dish or making playful creations like really devilish looking deviled eggs or pumpkin soup with black lava salt for Halloween. A bit sprinkled over yellowfin tuna carpaccio or on the edge of a cup of bright green pea soup first thrills the eyes and then the palate. Also try it on baked potatoes with sour cream, mixed with smoked pimentón as a topping for popcorn, or on the rim of a Margarita glass.