How do you like your fish and chips?
It seems lashings of vinegar are the serving suggestion of choice for many, if the comments we’ve had about a new vinegar-flavoured salt ‘solution’ to the supposed ‘problem’ of soggy chips are anything to go by. ‘Malt Salt’, an invention from American brand J&D, aims to avoid soggy chip scenarios by providing a vinegary taste without any of the apparently troublesome liquid.
But many respondents weren’t convinced.
- Some even expressed worry that Malt Salt would be particularly unhealthy because consumers would end up adding ‘more salt’ to get the desired vinegary taste. However, some felt they could be convinced if they tried it and liked what they tasted.It seems it will take more than a bit of flavoured salt to halt this time-honoured British tradition among these panellists any time soon. Malt Salt: a rather ironic damp squib?