Did you know, that...
... the biggest variety of sausage species is in Germany? It is estimated that more than 1500 different sausage recipes are actually in use.
|Pickling salt and saltpeter|
Pickling salt is a type of salt which is designed specifically for pickling and canning. It is used mainly for meat and meat products – It is a real quintessence of a natural method of preservation of food.
Saltpeter, i.e. potassium nitrate (Latin: sal petrae – rock salt) is a preservative used as an additive to table salt for meat pickling and canning. .