Mixed Pickling Spice

    10 minutes

    This is a spice mix that you can make and store at home for use every time you have a recipe calling for pickling spice.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 5cm piece cinnamon stick
    • 1 small dried red chilli
    • 2 1/2 cm dried fresh ginger
    • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard seed
    • 2 tablespoons black mustard seed
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seed
    • 2 tablespoons allspice berries
    • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
    • 1 tablespoon dill seed
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seed
    • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
    • 2 teaspoons celery seed
    • 2 teaspoons mace blades, crushed
    • 8 small bay leaves, crushed

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Pound your cinnamon in a pestle and mortar to break it up.
    2. Cut the dried chilli and the dried ginger into small chunks.
    3. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Stir together.
    4. Pack in an airtight container and store in a cool dry place out of sunlight. Use in any recipe calling for pickling spice.

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    Easy, fun, fragrant. A delicious pickling spice, great for pickling eggs. Make more as it keeps well in an airtight jar.  -  02 Mar 2015

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