Month: February 2022
Satin Bower Bird
Sambal, Green Death
Australian Fig Bird
ATNO: St Martin
Sweet Dill Pickles
When life gives you cucumber, make cucumeraide 🙂
Step 1: Grow more cucumber than you can eat.
Step 2: brine overnight in a strong salt solution.
Step 3: put clean jars in the oven at 100 deg c to sterilize and place the lids in boiling water with sterilizer.
Step 4: Select your spices.
Step 5: prepare picking solution, 1 cup sugar to 1 cup vinegar and bring to the boil
Step 6: Spiced go in bottom of the jars, 1/4 tsp pepper corns and mustard seeds, 1 heaped tsp of dill.
Step 7: Pack the jars with the cucumbers, pour over the hot pickling solution, remove as many air pockets as you can and seal the lids up.
Eat them in a couple of weeks time.