Fleur de Sel is harvested by hand off the village of Guerande in Brittany in July and August, when the sea is calm and the weather conditions are just right. It is a lovely salt, but only the extravagant use it for cooking. Most people use it as a condiment and sprinkle a pinch here and there in places where the salt will shine and its distinctive flavor and texture will be appreciated. It is related to Fleur de Sol. Fleur de Sol is a fine grain and from Portugal, where Fleur de Sel is a flaky grain.
This price is per ounce.