Salt affects flavor in curious ways, thanks to the tricky flavor receptors in our brain. It subdues some flavors, and enhances others. The salt suppresses the bitter, which in turn allows greater perception of sweet and sour. Paired with the right cacao, salt can be another tool for manipulating the flavor of chocolate.
French Broad’s friends at Bulls Bay Saltworks collect water from Bulls Bay, SC, located in the protected Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, home to one of the healthiest saltwater ecosystems on the eastern seaboard.
This pristine site produces a unique salt with natural purity and distinctive flavor.
We find the resulting clean, mineral salt subdues the bitterness of a 75% chocolate made with Nicaraguan cacao, while complementing a flavor profile of buttered biscuits and black coffee.
The delicate flakes of salt offer a pleasant crunchy texture contrasted with smooth chocolate.
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