[Sca-cooks] Pickles

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Fri Jul 18 14:09:44 PDT 2008

Christiane wrote:
>Every year my aunt makes up a mixed relish thing called "saladura" 
>(I think the word itself is Spanish for "salted," but the recipe she 
>uses comes from her Sicilian mother-in-law or my great-grandmother).
>As far as I can figure out, it's cooked green tomatoes, some hot 
>green cherry peppers, cooked garlic, cooked celery, and capers 
>picked in salt and vinegar and sealed in jars with a layer of olive 
>oil. Sometimes there are olives. There is no eggplant. I assume it's 
>a variation of a caponata, but there is no, and I mean absolutely 
>no, sugar in it. It is salty-riffic. It's best eaten with fresh (low 
>salt) mozzarella and fresh bread. Be prepared to drink a gallon of 
>water afterwards. But it's so good!
>I am going to ask her for the recipe. But it's definitely not for 
>those on a low-sodium diet.
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Sounds delicious, please share if you snag that recipe.


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