Alder is an excellent wood harvested in the Northwest of the US This wood was used by Native Americans to smoke with fresh salmon. It gives a full but soft aroma.
Suitable for: fish, poultry, meat, tofu and tempeh.
It can also be thoroughly mixed with fruit timber, which results in a very interesting flavor.
WHITE OAK is the classic.
Is widely used in smokehouses.
Let mix well with other woods.
Suitable for: Homemade sausage and salmon.