How to Use Arctic Thyme Salt

Flavorful thyme and crunchy sea salt flakes blend to make the perfect rub on poultry or as a finishing salt on potatoes or creamy soups. Known as the “Land of Fire and Ice”, Iceland lives up to its name with glaciers and volcanic springs located right next to each other. This small island country is located near the arctic circle, and has several active volcanoes. Salt Cellar Arctic Thyme Salt brings together two local favorites from this exotic land to give even simple foods a uniquely delicious flavor. Arctic thyme grows in gravel soils and in the dry heathlands of Iceland. It is antibacterial and is known to be good for fighting colds, cough, and upset stomach. It has been used for treating asthma and lung conditions. Icelandic flake salt is pure white and its flat surface gives it a crunchy texture. The contrast of the white flakes and they earthy-green thyme give any dish a a gourmet-finish look. Salt Cellar Arctic Thyme Salt is the perfect way to finish our easy creamy corn soup. See the recipe below, or if you are in a hurry, simply sprinkle the finishing salt on a store-bought soup to give it a delicious homemade touch.
Creamy Corn Soup with Arctic Thyme Sea Salt
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk or plant milk
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 (12 ounce) cans whole kernel corn
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ground cayenne pepper to taste
In a large pot over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic, parsley and butter. Saute for about 5 minutes, or until onion is tender. Add the flour, stirring well, to make a pasty mixture. Whisk in the milk and the broth. Add the corn and the cream cheese and allow to heat through. Add the garlic salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper to taste. Stir together, sprinkle with Arctic Thyme Sea Salt and enjoy!

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