To round off The White Gold of Hallstatt series, with its three captivating coins, Salt Mining, Salt Trading and Rituals and Beliefs, and uniquely stylish collector case for storing them, we have put together this charming little companion book.
The history of salt mining and the significance of salt to Hallstatt and the surrounding Salzkammergut region is told in the book’s 100 pages. In addition to the innovative Hallstatt period, the historical narrative also sheds light on the Habsburgs, with Emperor Franz Joseph and his beloved wife ‘Sissi’ playing a major role in the history of the region’s main spa town, Bad Ischl - European Capital of Culture 2024.
The importance of salt for our health, culinary topics and tips, including recipes from award-winning chef Lukas Nagl, also feature, as do fascinating facts about the spectacular Salzkammergut and insider info for exploring the region. Expect the unexpected. Did you know, for example, that kimchi and sauerkraut are related? Or the connection between Coco Chanel and the fashion of the Hallstatt period? It won’t take you long to ﬁnd out since the book’s user-friendly style and tone make it ideal for dipping in and out of.
We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we did making it.
|Date of Issue
|14 February 2024
|The White Gold of Hallstatt
|Comes without packaging