English pickling spice mixture

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This is an English recipe for a pickling spice mixture or mixed spice.

It would commonly be used when pickling fruit and vegetables in vinegar.

It is also used in rollmops or soused herrings.

English pickling spice mixture
Calories per serving:14
Ready in:5 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th December 2012

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Great for pickled cabbage


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  1. Place add of the ingredients in a clean muslin bag to flavour the vinegar to be used for pickling .
  2. They could also be added directly to the vinegar
  3. You could also grind all the ingredients with a coffee grinder to make a powdered spice mixture, in which case, you could use ginger powder instead of dried ginger pieces.


Enough to flavour 2 huge jars of pickles

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