To make India pickle


To a gallon of vinegar one Pound of garlick, and three quarters of a Pound of long pepper, a Pint of mustard seed, one Pound of ginger, and two Ounces of turmerick; the garlick must be laid in salt three days, then wip’d clean and dry’d in the sun; the long pepper broke, and the mustard seed bruised; mix all together in the vinegar, then take two large hard cabbages, and two cauliflowers, cut them in quarters, and salt them well; let them lie three days, and then dry them well in the sun.

N.B. The ginger must lie twenty-four hours in salt and water, then cut small and laid in salt three days.

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