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Ploughman’s Pickle

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This recipe for Ploughman’s pickle is pretty close to the one we all love. It is fairly easy to prepare and really does have that tang. more

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Bad tomatoes, perfect pickles

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Tomatoes this year have been a complete washout and I am so cross about it. I just threw out three plants that have so few fruits on them it is little point keeping them going. At this time of the year (mid August) I always reduce the leaf area, to... more

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Pickled onions

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By Tamorlan (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

If you like pickled onions, you really need to start with shallots, which are smaller, can be stronger, are much sweeter. The process is a simple one, we don't need any fancy cures, no additional flavours, just vinegar, salt and a little sugar. more

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