Skip to main content

Why salt & pepper?

3,642,919 Views

3,199 Questions Answered

Best of Web

Let’s Begin…

They've sat with us at nearly every table, a pair that's partnered most of the meals ever cooked in Western kitchens, but why do salt and pepper hold these seats of honor?

About TED-Ed Best of Web

TED-Ed Best of Web are exceptional, user-created lessons that are carefully selected by volunteer teachers and TED-Ed staff.

Meet The Creators

More from Inventions that Shape History