Fast Pickles

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Preparation info

  • For

    125 g

    pickles
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

New York Cult Recipes

New York Cult Recipes

By Marc Grossman

Published 2013

  • About

Here are a few of my favourite vinegar pickle recipes. They are much quicker to make than fermented pickles.



Ingredients

  • 125 g ( oz) vegetables and/or fruit
  • 2 teaspoons pickling spices (peppercorns, mustard seeds, allspice)
  • 1 bay leaf

Brine Ingredients

  • 125 ml (4 fl oz/½ cup) water
  • tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of non-iodised coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (optional)

Method

Clean and chop up or slice the vegetables and/or fruit and place them in a heat-resistant container. Add the spices and bay leaf. Combine the water, vinegar, salt and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil while stirring. Pour the hot brine into the container. Cover and allow to cool, then refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.

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