Rose Salt

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    ¾ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

Rose salt adds a lovely scented layer to a dish. I love having this kind of accessory sitting on my marble top for its persistent lingering perfume.


  • 160 g ( oz/½ cup) pink himalayan salt (or other coarse salt)
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In a mortar, crush the salt in batches with a pestle until it looks like crushed diamonds. Some crystals will be fine and others still coarse, but each diamond should have been at least gently cracked so you don’t have rocks on your plate. A little bite is lovely though.

Tip the salt into a bowl. Put the roses in the mortar and crush gently with the pestle to release many of the petals,