Recipes Section - Pickles

My favourite pickles recipes.

celery and sweet pepper pickle

Celery and Sweet Pepper Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Celery and Sweet Pepper Pickle. A crunchy pickle that is excellent with fish dishes and cold meats. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg) of pickle.

pickled gherkins

Pickled Gherkins with Dill Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Gherkins with Dill. Serve with ham and other boiled meats. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg).

sweet and sour melon pickle

Sweet and Sour Melon Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet and Sour Melon Pickle. Delicious served with sea food, especially prawns or shrimps served in their shells. Also goes well with salads.

courgette and onion pickle

Courgette and Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Onion Pickle. Particularly good with both ham and lamb dishes but can also accompany cheeses.

bread and butter

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

Recipe for Bread and Butter Pickles. The perfect accompaniment to your sandwiches and cold meats. Also a way to use up some of the glut of cucumbers!

cucumber pickle

Cucumber Pickle Recipe

With cucumbers, it seems that you go from none to that many you don't know what to do with them! This recipe will make about 4 lbs of cucumber pickle.

beetroot and orange preserve

Beetroot and Orange Preserve Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Orange Preserve - an easy to make, sweet and spicy preserve that is great with cold meats and cheese.

onion pickle

Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Onion Pickle. Makes 1 to 1¼ lbs (500g) . This pickle needs to be refrigerated and used up within a month but you'll have eaten it before that!

sweet green pickle

Sweet Green Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Green Pickle. Makes about 5.5kg (12lb) and the vegetables can vary with the seasons so a good way to use up gluts and surplus

sweet cucumber pickle

Sweet Cucumber Fridge Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Cucumber Fridge Pickle. If you have an over productive cucumber patch try this - will keep for 2 weeks if you can leave it alone!

pickled mushrooms

Pickled Mushrooms Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Mushrooms. Best if left for at least 2 weeks before using to allow the mushroom flavours to develop and strengthen.

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Eggs. A British pub and chip shop standard. Allow about 3 weeks before you start on the eggs to allow the vinegar to permeate.

pickled cucumber

Pickled Cucumber Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Cucumber. Best if left for 4 weeks before using.

pickled beetroot

Pickled Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Beetroot. You can use boiling spiced vinegar instead - this makes the storage life longer and it retains the colour.

pickled onions

Pickled Onions Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Onions. Leave for a couple of months before using. If you want a sweeter pickled onion, add a teaspoon of sugar to each jar of onions.

pickled red cabbage

Pickled Red Cabbage Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Red Cabbage can be used for white cabbage. Ready after 1 week but if you keep it longer than 10 - 12 weeks it will loose its crispness.

red cabbage and onion pickle

Red Cabbage and Onion Pickle

Recipe for Red Cabbage and Onion Pickle. Ready after 1-2 weeks and goes particularly well with all type of sausages. Makes about 3 lb (1.7 kg) of Pickle.

beetroot and horseradish pickle

Beetroot and Horseradish Pickle

Recipe for Beetroot and Horseradish Pickle. Makes about 2½ lbs (1.35 kg) of Pickle. An unusual combination of flavours that works surprisingly well.

pickled peppers

Pickled Peppers Recipe

Recipe for Pickled Peppers. Makes about 3 lbs (1.4 kg) of Pickled Peppers. Allow 6 weeks for the complex flavours to develop fully.

hot piccalilli

Hot Piccalilli Recipe

Recipe of Hot Piccalilli. A combination of most vegetables can be used for Picalilli but root vegetables don't tend to work very well.

mild piccalilli

Mild Piccalilli Recipe

Recipe for Mild Piccalilli. A combination of most vegetables can be used for Picalilli but root vegetables don’t tend to work very well.

mathews' marrow pickle

Mathews’ Marrow Pickle

Recipe for Mathews' Marrow Pickle. This recipe is probably over 200 years old Delicious with cold meats and cheese Useful for over grown courgettes as well

spiced pickled eggs

Spiced Pickled Eggs Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Pickled Eggs. If you keep hens and have a glut, this is an ideal way to handle some of the surplus. Leave for 4 - 6 weeks before opening.

pickled french beans

Pickled French Beans Recipe

Recipe for Pickled French Beans. Store in a cool, dark place until required. Makes about 4 lb (1.8 kg) of flavour filled pickle

damson pickle

Damson Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Damson Pickle. Traditionally this is made with whole damsons but we prefer it with halved and stoned damsons. Makes around 5 lb (2.3 kg).

pear pickle

Pear Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Pear Pickle. If there is any syrup left over bottle it, as the pears may need topping up during storage. Makes around 5 lb (2.3 kg).

peach pickle

Peach Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Peach Pickle. If there is any syrup left over bottle it, as the peaches may need topping up during storage. Makes around 5 lb (2.3 kg).

cauliflower and tomato pickle

Cauliflower and Tomato Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Cauliflower and Tomato Pickle. Makes about 2.3. kg (5 lbs) of Cauliflower and Tomato Pickle. Ready to eat in about 4 weeks.

mixed pickle

Mixed Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Mixed Pickle. For an extra kick, add 1 dried chilli pepper to each jar A good standard pickle that goes well with a traditional ploughman's lunch

tangy piccalilli

Tangy Piccalilli Recipe

Recipe for Tangy Piccalilli A variation on standard piccalilli The only constant with piccalilli is the turmeric which gives the distinctive yellow colour.

green bean pickle

Green Bean Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Green Bean Pickle . A great way to use that glut of runner beans, storing for use until the next crop is here.

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