Pickles add zing to so many dishes and you can make better ones that you can buy! Find out with our great collection of pickle recipes.
Gherkins or pickled cucumbers as they are also known are easy to make with a simple brine, pickling spices, onion, dill and carrot.
Ask your butcher for some fresh pig's trotters and try this simple, Asian-inspired recipe for pickling them! For best results, wait for at least 3 days before trying them. Pig's feet are a delicacy in parts of Ireland, Germany and many Asian countries too. You will need two sterilised 1-litre screw-top jars.
This is a German technique of cooking pork fillet, baked with sauerkraut, apple, onion and a little soft brown sugar. Use more sage if you like it.
Daikon radish sometimes available in bigger supermarkets, but you can buy it in any Asian supermarket.
Although a little more unusual these days pickled eggs have at times been very popular, this is an easy recipe you can make at home if you want to give them a go.