Most basic pickling spices always include mustard seed, peppercorns, and bay leaves, and depending on what’s being pickled, more aromatics can be added. As a blend, these spices add tang and flavor to vinegar and water brines, holding up well over long pickling period, but are also flavorful enough to infuse their magic in quick pickling situations ,too.
These are the ingredients to start with for basic homemade pickling spice:
- Whole black peppercorns
- Mustard seed
- Coriander seed
- Dill seed
- Allspice berries
- Red chili flakes
- Bay leaves
How to use:
As a spice Precautions:
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