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19 perfectly pickled fruits and vegetables

Make a jar of tangy pickle by preserving vegetables or fruit in vinegar.
bread & butter pickles recipe

Don’t let any of your vegies go to waste, turn them into a selection of tangy pickles for later in the year.

Get started on your pickling journey with our favourite preserved fruits and vegetables from classic bread and butter pickles to Vietnamese pickled carrot and even pickled eggs thrown in for good measure.

Pickles are the perfect addition to everything from cheese plates, to burgers and sandwiches like your classic Reuben or Vietnamese banh mi.

pickled beetroot

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Pickled baby beetroot

Make your own pickled beetroot at home and enjoy this sweet and sour condiment on meat platters, sandwiches, or stirred through salads whenever you like!

Pickled cucumbers

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Pickled cucumbers

Pickled cucumbers are a breeze to make, and will set you on a pickling adventure! Next stop – pickled chillis.

Pickled chillies

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Pickled chillies

Enriched with the heady flavours of coriander seeds and peppercorns, these hot pickled chillies are the perfect companion for antipasti, platters and starter dishes.

banana -chilli pickle

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Banana-chilli pickle

This zingy chilli pickle is great as a dip or for spreading on sandwiches to add spice and flavour.

Thai cucumber pickle

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Thai cucumber pickle

Make your own spicy and delicious Thai cucumber pickle with this quick and easy recipe.

thai eggplant pickle

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Thai eggplant pickle

Thai eggplant pickle

Thai cuisine is full of exciting and fragrant flavours, which have been used to give this pickle a little zing.

VIETNAMESE CARROT PICKLE

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Vietnamese carrot pickle

Vietnamese carrot pickle

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Pickled ginger

Store pickled ginger in the refrigerator. Ginger will turn pink once the vinegar mixture is added. Young ginger is available from Asian grocers. It is easier to find during the summer months.

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Pickled onions

If you’re feeling confident, you can play around with this excellent pickled onion recipe; malt vinegar will give you golden onions, balsamic a deep, delicious brown.

pickled gherkins

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Pickled gherkins

Pickled gherkins

branston-style pickle

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Branston-style pickle

Branston-style pickle

This great British pickle is wonderful served with hamburgers, grilled meats or with cold meats on sandwiches.

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Pickled ginger

Pickled ginger is a great condiment to have on hand, it’s fabulous with sushi but also delicious on beef stir-fry and rice. Shiso leaves can be added to this recipe to intensify colour and flavour.

bread & butter pickles recipe

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Bread and butter pickles

Bread and butter pickles

So-named for their Depression-era legacy of being served as a frugal feed between slices of buttered bread, bread and butter pickles have seen a resurgence in popularity as foodies seek to minimise food waste. Enjoy these pickles as part of a share plate, or as a condiment on burgers, hot dogs and in sandwiches.

cauliflower andcapsicum pickles

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Cauliflower and capsicum pickles

Cauliflower and capsicum pickles

PICKLED PEACHES

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Pickled peaches

Pickled peaches

eggplant pickle

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Eggplant pickle

Eggplant pickle

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Choko pickle

Choko pickle

Sweet mustard pickles

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Sweet mustard pickles

Sweet mustard pickles

Bits of cauliflower and cucumber infused with the tart flavours of mustard and vinegar. Stick these pickles in a sandwich or wrap for a bright contrast to creamy fillings.

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Pickled eggs

A classic snack, enjoy these pickled eggs on their own, as part of a picnic spread, or atop a sandwich with some sliced meat and vegetables.

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