With the polished noir shine of obsidian, this naturally derived sea salt is sure to get noticed for its dramatic splendor and taste. Hawaiian Black Lava is a titillating blend of naturally flaky sea salt harvested from the Pacific Ocean, and carbon-rich black lava from Hawaii. Black lava has long been thought to have incredible health benefits, and this natural addition to our gourmet salt creates a rich flavor and color. Lovely on seared halibut, eggs benedict, caesar salad, roasted turkey breast that has been thinly sliced, or grilled eggplant medallions.
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With the polished neon-noir shine of obsidian, this naturally derived sea salt is sure to get noticed for its dramatic splendor and taste. Hawaiian Black Lava Salt is a titillating blend of Hawaiian sea salt and black lava. The sea salt is derived from the sparkling Pacific Ocean waters surrounding the pristine island of Molokai. Largely undeveloped and undisturbed, this secluded island, provides the ideal conditions for pure, mineral rich, sea salt. To avoid stripping these natural minerals from the salt, it is harvested by slowly extracting the oceanic water in a solar evaporator. This technique of using the sun’s penetrating rays to naturally coax the precious salt flakes from the surrounding ocean helps preserve the salt in its purest possible state and consistency.
The harvested sea salt is then combined with native-Hawaiian black lava, which is abundant in activated carbon. The result is a remarkable, glossy black crystal (you can almost see your reflection in it), with a tempered salinity and crisp finish. Activated charcoal, an unlikely flavor agent, is treasured for its detoxifying properties and is known to aid digestion. Better yet, this carbon that once resided deep in the mantle of the earth’s core adds a complex dimension to the graciously accompanying sea salt.
We provide you this unadulterated salt in its most natural coarse form, but based on the application, feel free to break it into a finer flake using a ceramic grinder. Finish any dish with Hawaiian Black Lava to add flair and subtle intensity to the plate. Hawaiian Black Lava crusted Red Snapper with its polished, black shell cracked open to reveal glistening white fish will leave your guests speechless. Use this black beauty to finish butter-seared sea scallops for a dramatic presentation and textural range. This glossy salt adds a spectacular finish to elegant tuna ceviche or simple sliced turkey breast. Even sunny-side up eggs, with their bright whites and shiny yolks, will look spectacular and taste even better after seasoning with Hawaiian Black Lava.