Cauliflower florets with pepper in brine and vinegar, coloured bright red with cochineal (Moxon 1764, etc)
Original Receipt in 'English Housewifry' by Elizabeth Moxon, 1764 (Moxon 1764)
414. To pickle COLLIFLOWER white.
Take the whitest colliflower you can get, break it in pieces the bigness of a mushroom; take as much distill'd vinegar as will cover it, and put to it a little white pepper, two or three blades of mace, and a little salt, then boil it and pour it on your colliflowers three times, let it be cold, then put it into your glasses or pots, and wet a bladder to tie over it to keep out the air.
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