Sure you can pickle cucumbers and cabbage, but did you know you can make creative pickling recipes out of almost anything? From avocado to okra, take a look at these recipes that have inspired our obsession with all things pickled.
This is a great way to prepare avocados that aren’t quite ripe yet. The quick-pickle brine can be infused with any herbs and spices you like. In this recipe, Mexican flavours are used, which makes them perfect for a taco topping.
Okra and Green Beans
These Southern-style pickled veggies are perfect for snacking, sandwiches or cocktail garnishes. (The okra turns out super crunchy, not slimy).
This traditional Asian ingredient gets the pickled treatment here, ideal for sandwiches or alongside your favourite cheeses.
This quick-pickled version of a Russian classic gives sandwiches an extra fresh bite.
Pickled red chiles are a classic condiment for rice and beans and other savoury dishes. The dates here balance the spice with a little sweetness.
Cauliflower is soaked in spices such as cumin, coriander, curry powder and fresh ginger for a pop of bright Indian flavours.
You can’t have a banh mi sandwich without pickled carrots. It also usually includes pickled daikon, but this recipes uses cabbage as a substitute, as it can be easier to find.
Pickled onions remain a classic addition to a variety of salads, meats and even poutine!
Transform your zucchini into this delicious Italian antipasto with apple cider vinegar, basil, mint, chili peppers, garlic, olive oil and sea salt.