The Medieval Solution to The Sea Salt Dilemma

salt bowl Port Living Company concrete
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* Handmade table-top bowl for easy salt/sugar distribution
* Great for foodies who want to banish troublesome shakers
* Ideal for larger grain items such as quality sea salts

Forget the frustration of a clogged table shaker and enjoy the kitchen freedom provided by this modern concrete salt cellar from the Port Living Company.

Famous for their quality concrete-made household wares, the Port Living Company has handmade this salt bowl using their advanced “cementitious” mix. With years of experience behind them, the fine folks based in Portland, ME have created this fine particle cement mixture to produce pieces with both a strong and smooth appearance.

The current culinary trend, propagated by chefs and foodies alike, is to say goodbye to table shakers and hello to large-grain-friendly salt bowls. This comes on the tails of the reintroduction of gourmet salts into fine dining. In fact, you’ll find salt bowls gracing the tables of many Michelin star restaurants. However, the salt cellar trend is anything but new. In Medieval times, the rich and famous had salt bowls with intricate designs on every table. No one had yet dreamed of “shaking” salt onto their plate.

Whether you’re a wannabe Gordon Ramsey or you love to expand your palate, this classy “salt pig” provides an easy way to store and distribute high quality sea salts. Because each cellar has been mold cast and the variable nature of the concrete mix, each Port Living salt bowl is unique.

Furthermore, the drying process of the concrete results in a cellar that actually becomes more durable with time. Every salt bowl has a cork bottom to protect your table top surfaces and comes with a stainless steel spoon. The bowls have additionally been engraved with the sodium chloride symbol, “NaCl.” The dish stands 2 ½” high and has a 4” diameter, so it’s big enough to house your chosen salt, but not too big to be obnoxious on your table.

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