These sea salts are combined with spices, herbs, wine, or other foods like bacon. So when you finish your food with a flavored salt, not only do you expand whatever flavors are already present, but your can bring all new and crazy flavors to bear. Best used to achieve effects that are difficult, expensive, or impossible to do otherwise. Popular examples include truffle, saffron, chocolate, lemon, vanilla, and bacon. Flavored salt is typically ideal as a finishing salt. just about any type of high quality sea salt can be flavored, including fleur de sel, flake, and fine traditional - though most have at least some trace moisture.