Pickled Celery

Makes: 400g
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

You’ll need:

  • 1 small shallot
  • 150ml cider vinegar
  • 150ml cold water
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 5-6 black peppercorns
  • 400g celery

What to do:

Peel and slice the shallot.

Place in a saucepan, along with the cider vinegar, bay leaves, cloves, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick and black peppercorns.

Allow the liquid to come to a slow simmer, then add the celery.

Place the lid on the pan and poach for 15 minutes until the celery is warmed through but still crunchy.

Allow to cool and the place all the ingredients and liquid in a large jar and seal tight until required.