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Garden pickles

Garden pickles recipe - For pickled carrots, bring vinegar, sugar, honey and a pinch of salt to a simmer in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 12 - 16
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 2 mins cooking plus pickling
Garden pickles
Garden pickles

These crunchy pickles are great on their own and also work well as crudités for dips such as hummus, or with fresh goat's curd.

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches breakfast radishes
Pickled carrots
  • 250 ml (1 cup) Champagne or white wine vinegar
  • 150 gm caster sugar
  • 90 gm (¼ cup) honey
  • 3 bunches assorted baby carrots, peeled and tops trimmed

Method

Main
  • 1
    For pickled carrots, bring vinegar, sugar, honey and a pinch of salt to a simmer in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Place carrots in a large bowl, add pickling mixture and stand, tossing occasionally, until cooled, then refrigerate and toss occasionally until lightly pickled (2 hours).
  • 2
    Drain carrots, reserving a little liquid, and serve with breakfast radishes and a little pickling liquid.
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  • Author: Lisa Featherby