Salty Things: Articles, Recipes & Videos


300kW of awesome natural power

This system will produce over 450 MWH of energy per year

Why salt enhances flavour

“Saltiness” is one of the five primary basic tastes the human tongue can detect.

The five basic/primary tastes we have are: salt, bitter, sweet, sour, and umami.

History of salt

About that proverb that Roman soldiers were paid in salt, well it’s dead and buried: if it did happen then it was for an occasional period of time, somewhere about 4 or 5 hundred years BC, when money wasn’t a currency.


A great Smokey flavoured Murray Cod – a quick look

Getting the best out of a Murray Cod. The quick view.

Smoked Murray Cod – how to make it

Getting the best out of a Murray Cod. The recipe.

Foraging for the best ingredients from local producers and the Queen Victoria Market, Lynton Tapp and Emma Dean transform simple produce into delicious meals to inspire the home cook.

Smokey Salt Baked Ribs – the recipe

Emma Dean and Lynton Tapp collaborate in My Market Kitchen studio to create this outstanding flavoured Smoked Salt Ribs dish.

Smokey Salt Baked Ribs – My Market Kitchen

My Market kitchen presenters Emma Dean and Lynton Tapp collaborate to create their fresh, modern Australian cuisine.