Perfect for cooking and serving our elegant pink translucent salt dishes from the Himalayas and are made of the highest standard of salt blocks available, and are unbeatable in their beauty, structural integrity, and purity. 12”x 8” inches. No two salt blocks are the same so the appearence and/or colours ay vary from dish to dish. hot uses on gas range or grill:heat your himalayan salt plate on a loy flame until warm, then gradually increase the heat to your desired temperature and cook for around 17-20 minutes. In oven:heat the Himalayan salt plate at 250 degree for 8 to 10 minutes, then increase to 400F. Cold uses arrange thinly sliced beef or sashami on a cool salt platter and serve. Watch as the food literaly salt-cures while at the table, gently cooking the edges and bringing on just a smidgen of mineral-rich saltiness. Freeze a Himalayan salt brick or plate for two hours. Remove, and serve up scoops of ice cream or sorbet on a plate. Getting back to basics, just use it as a serving platter for butter, cheeses and dried meats. Caring for your Himalayan Salt Dish after use, wash your Himalayan salt plate with warm water and pat dry with a paper towel before setting on drying rack. Treated with care, a large salt slab will provide years of service! In addition, the powerful antimicobial properties of the salt insure that it is always proper and ready for future use, with no need for detergents.