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  • Otherwise, I might never have gotten myself a jar of alaea salt.

    November 2003

  • Considered to be a sacred item because it originates from both the sea and earth, alaea salt was originally used only in rituals, such as traditional ceremonies to heal, or cleanse and bless homes and belongings.

    November 2003

  • The body of the first man was made of red earth -- _lepo ula_, or _alaea_ -- and the spittle of the gods -- _wai nao_.

    Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends

  • Then the coconut milk, oregano (except we were out of oregano, so we used thyme instead), salt (and guess what? we used pink Hawaiian alaea salt that I almost forgot about), pepper, Hungarian paprika (so what if it's not in the recipe, do you think Foodgoat would cook without it?

    December 2004


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  • A name for a Hawaiian sea salt that takes its name from the volcanic baked red clay that is added to increase iron oxide in the product. A.k.a alae and Hawaiian red salt.

    January 23, 2010