Watching Our Salt.

At the end of these labyrinths of sea water, is the final shallow basin that holds water that have evaporated to a very dense concentration of salt.  Here the crystal actually "float" on the water.  These first pure crystals are called the "fleur de sel" (the flower of the salt) and are worth their weight in gold.  For the finest table, this special form of salt adds a touch of refinement that delights the palate.
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