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Natural Flavors

I am a little crazy in the kitchen, seriously. I like things natural because I believe that nature has a way of giving us what we need. Without all the crazy chemicals that commercial stuff pumps into our system. Well, although we can't avoid those chemically-made stuff, we can surely be more selective about the things that we choose to feed into our bodies when we are at home.

Being a Nazi about food means that I am also a little bit of crazee when it comes to salt. Salt is a staple. So, I prefer to be careful and pay a little bit more for natural salts.


FYI, I think himalayan rock salt rocks! It's just got so much more iodine and natural minerals in it. Or maybe I like it because it's got that slightly pinkish tinge. :-) And it's quite cheap too.


The other thing that I like is lake salt. Once again, it's got essential minerals that are removed from normal table salt. I am beginning to wonder why these normal manufacturers remove such good minerals from the salt that we buy from the supermarket. Well, you can't see the price of the lake salt very well, I am sure, but for this small tub of salt, it dug a RM7.99 hole into my wallet.

And along the theme of natural and organic, I have something else in the kitchen that I really like. My organic molasses.


Well, this one is not essential but I like it. There's the sweet smell of sugar cane that really, really, really is quite nice.
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