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