Story: Salt

Salting food (1st of 2)

Salting food

New Zealand’s favourite takeaway wouldn’t be quite the same without salt. It is taken for granted that once the battered fish and chips have been removed from the deep fryer, drained and dumped onto a sheet of paper, salt is shaken liberally over the meal before it is wrapped up.

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Carl Walrond, 'Salt - Sea salt', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4322/salting-food (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006