Acid - A chemical compound with a ph greater than 7.
Base - This is a chemical compound with a ph less than 7.
Kibbutz - This is a collective farm in Israel. The ideal of collective farming was popularized by Theodore Herzl and became a reality once the state of Israel was founded.
Soy - This is a legume that has become a dietary staple in China.
Natron - Called poor man's salt it was often used by the poor when table salt was not available.
Ostia - This was the most important port of ancient Rome and an important salt works.
Garum - This is a condiment common to ancient Roman cuisine made of a salty brine and fermented fish.
Gabelle - This was the name for the hated salt tax in France. Each French person was required to buy a certain amount of salt from the...
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