Pickled Garden Eggs and Cho Cho

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    as a Side Dish
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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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This may sound like a 60s band, but it’s actually a delicious and easy home pickle using African garden eggs – a kind of small white aubergine that looks like an egg. They are the reason Americans call aubergines eggplants.

Their bitter flavour is tempered here with the crisp mellow pear-like crunch of the cho cho and a variety of aromatic spices. The pickle doesn’t need any complicated canning and is ready to eat in under an hour. It will keep for up to 5 days in the fridge and is