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Chinese pickles? (from Fuchsia Dunlop)


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#1 metea

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:30 AM

Has anyone tried the pickle recipe in Land of Plenty. I made it a few days ago (using only carrots), but the carrots came out waaaaaaaay too salty for my tastes. I guess I will halve the salt and try again.

Are there any other chinese or simply asian pickling recipes I should know about?

#2 nickrey

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 12:30 PM

There's always the one from the Momofuku cookbook. However, when I tried it the pickles came out way too sweet for my palate. Guess one has to take a recipe and adapt it to taste.

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#3 liuzhou

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:46 AM

when I tried it the pickles came out way too sweet for my palate.


I don't know the recipe, but Chinese pickles are often on the sweet side. Either that, or very spicy.

Yes, adapt.