Sweet Pickled Greengages

Preparation info
  • Makes enough to fill

    four or five

    500 ml kilner jars
    • Difficulty


Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

  • About

Don’t miss out on these lovely little green plums with their sweet-scented flesh at this time of the year. My friend Charles Campion brought me a couple of jars of these pickled greengages as a gift a couple of years ago. Having wild fruits on your doorstep is one of the great things about living in the country.

For this recipe, you need to select slightly under-ripe gages, as ripe ones will just dis