Pickled Walnuts

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farmhouse Kitchen

By Audrey Ellis

Published 1971

  • About


  • walnuts
  • water
  • salt
  • spiced vinegar


Walnuts for pickling must be young, green and easily pierced with a fork. Prick walnuts all over (it is advisable to use gloves when doing this as they stain badly) and put into a brine solution made with 1 lb. salt to 2 pints water. Leave for 9 days, changing the brine every 3 days. Drain walnuts, spread on a tray and leave exposed to the air until they are quite black. Pack into a jar and cov