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Strawberries with sea salt: what is the trend all about?

An unusual combination that convinces! Falstaff takes a closer look at the salty and fruity summer trend.

Strawberries have always been considered a sweet temptation and are one of the most popular (summer) fruits in the world. In the kitchen, they are usually enjoyed in desserts, smoothies or as a fresh snack. But recently an unusual trend has been making the rounds: strawberries with sea salt. What's behind this unusual combination and why should you try it?

At first glance, the idea of combining strawberries with sea salt may seem unusual. But on closer inspection, it makes perfect sense. Salt is a flavor enhancer that brings out the natural flavors of food. Adding a pinch of sea salt to sweet strawberries emphasizes their sweetness and intensifies their taste. Sea salt, especially high-quality fleur de sel, also brings its own subtle flavor notes that further refine the taste experience. These salts contain minerals such as magnesium and calcium, which give the salt a slightly complex taste that blends harmoniously with the sweetness and fruity aroma of the strawberries.

The Falstaff online editorial team has also tested this new food trend and can confirm – after some initial skepticism – that this combination is convincing. Summer here we come!


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