Recipe For Easy To Make Pickled Carrots

I was feeling all cheffy when I made my chicken ballotine with roasted and pickled carrots. I had recently bought some purple carrots and thought this would be a nice way to showcase them.

Chicken Ballotine With Roasted And Pickled Carrots
Chicken Ballotine With Roasted And Pickled Carrots
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A while back I noticed that one of my knife handles had cracked. I sent an email to the company I purchased it from but never heard back from them. And so I went onto the brand’s website and found a link to their local agent. They replaced the knife for me without it being an issue. A while later I happened to be on a site where I could see a list of company directors. The people who own the company I bought the knife from also own the company that imports the knives. As a wholesaler selling to the retail industry they get to set the price they supply their customers at. And in turn, the retailer sets a price that we, the consumer, pay. Given that they own a retail store they could in fact supply their own business cheaper than their opposition.

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To me this is unfair business practice and I would not be happy as a retailer to have to compete against my supplier. It has also made me look closer at all their prices before I buy from them. Something I had never done before. Usually I am not driven by price. To me it is the quality of the item I am buying that counts. Even when it comes to the fresh produce in my home. I have recently come across an organic fruit and vegetable supplier. Each week I get a list of what is available and I place my order. The box is then delivered to the local health store and I collect it from her. The produce is more expensive than my local shop, but I am supporting local farmers which is important to me. And the quality of the produce is amazing.

Pickled Carrots

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Pickled Carrots
 
Make this quick pickle when you feel like adding another texture to your dish
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Ingredients
  • 125mls apple cider vinegar
  • 125mls water
  • 10mls salt
  • 10mls fructose
  • 5mls coriander seeds
  • 5mls dill seeds
  • 5 thin slices root ginger
  • 2 carrots, very thinly sliced
Method
  1. Place the vinegar, water, salt and fructose into a sauce pan
  2. Stir over a medium temperature until the fructose dissolves
  3. Add the seeds and ginger and heat until just boiling
  4. Remove from the heat, add the carrots and set aside to cool for at least 3 hours
  5. Store in a sterilized glass jar and use as needed

 

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8 thoughts on “Recipe For Easy To Make Pickled Carrots

  1. love pickled carrots! just had some with bbq ribs for lunch today, and the tang and crunch cut through the richness of the meat so well (:

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    1. They must have been perfect with the ribs!

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  2. This is a new concept to me, Tandy. I have never seen pickled carrots.

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    1. They are great for burger toppings 🙂

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  3. I was literally just thinking about pickled carrots just now! I ate some on the weekend and they added so much flavour to a nourish bowl. And here is your recipe! 😀

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    1. Serendipity xx

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  4. Beautiful Tandy! I love supporting the local farmer’s, too when I can, but obviously I try to grow as much as possible! Through in some purple carrots but I am not optimistic, they aren’t looking great, we’ll see though!

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    1. As long as they taste good, and can be used, then it is perfect 🙂

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