Where is the Fleur de sel used?

I didn’t see where and how the fleur de sel is used. Before I buy it, I want to make sure it’s used in the recipe!

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Salted Pumpkin Caramels
Recipe question for: Salted Pumpkin Caramels

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drbabs December 28, 2021
Salt is in step 6. I agree with Nancy. Fleur de sel is great if you have it, but any coarse salt will be fine.
 
Nancy December 27, 2021
A delicious but/and expensive regional sea salt from France (Britrany, if I remember right).
Usually applied to any food as a garnish after cooking of just before serving.
Same with caramels.
But this recipe only calls for very small amount so, if not avaliable, you could replace it with another good sea salt or flakes of kosher salt.
 
Nancy December 28, 2021
Should read: after cooking or just before serving.
 
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