English pickling spice mixture

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English pickling spice mixture
English pickling spice mixture
Servings:Servings: 2 - Enough to flavour 2 huge jars of pickles
Calories per serving:8
Ready in:5 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th December 2012

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.


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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.

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