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Salt Cooking Slabs

Cooking Meals on a Salt Cooking Slab

Here’s something a bit different that you might not be aware of… a salt cooking slab. Yes, it’s a slab of rock salt that can be used for cooking food on. As part of the cooking process salt is transferred to the ingredients.

These beautiful slabs of pure Himalayan pink salt are hand cut from salt deposits deep in the Himalayan Mountains. Chilled in the refrigerator, they can be used as a serving tray for appetizers, fruit, sushi and cheese. The slabs are anti-microbial so a quick rinse is all that is needed to clean these blocks. They can also be heated in the oven or on the grill to sear vegetables, seafood, shrimp, fish and meat. Lightly brush the slab with butter or oil and place directly on the grill surface. These dense slabs conduct heat well, which results in an even heat distribution.


Since these salt slabs are natural, repeated heating and rinsing will result in the slabs appearance changing over time. We suggest purchasing two and using one for the grill and the other for serving.

Salt Block Cooking

70 Recipes for Grilling, Chilling, Searing, and Serving on Himalayan Salt Blocks.

Not yet released but it can be pre-ordered now.


Salt blocks are a big deal, and they are getting bigger. They bring an otherworldly beauty to the kitchen. Luminous crystals shot through with hues of rose, garnet and ice offer a template for preparing food that is as arrestingly visual as it it tantalizingly beautiful.

Salt expert, Mark Bitterman outlines the ancient practice of cooking on salt blocks, while providing simple, modern recipes. The introduction provides a thorough manual on everything you need to know to buy, use, heat, maintain, and clean salt blocks with confidence.

70 recipes are divided by 5 techniques: Serving, Curing, Warming, Cooking, and Chilling. Salt blocks are not only beautiful, but will appeal to people interested in grilling, baking, general cooking, curing, and notably, entertaining.

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