Pickling mixture - For each pint of vinegar, add:
1 Tbl sugar
2 tsp peppercorns
½ teaspoon salt
1 knob of green ginger (finely chopped)
3 bay leaves
½ tsp of mace.
Trim the stalks and seed pods off the Rosellas. Pack the calyxes or husks tightly into sterile jars.
Put the vinegar and other ingredients into saucepan and boil 3 minutes.
Strain and pour liquid while hot over husks in the jars. Fill to the brim. Seal.
Leave 4 to 6 weeks (minimum) before using.
DATE: May 1996
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