Pickled & Packed is the perfect canning companion, containing over 100 simple and straight-forward modern recipes with a flair, these twists on the old classics will help you to create magic in a jar! Arranged into 5 chapters-Pickling & Vinegars, Relishes & Mustards, Bottled Fruits & Vegetables, Spoon & Candied Fruits & Pastes, and Liqueurs & Cordials-short preserve recipes provide the basics, while longer recipes show how to use them to create entire meals. Enjoy a casual get together and serve grilled halloumi with blistered jalapeno, lime & tequila relish or kimchi latkes & poached eggs, finishing with a voluptuous artisan cheeseboard complete with homemade membrillo. A light summer lunch is the perfect occasion to serve lobster & lemon potato salad with tarragon vinegar or alternatively, fire up the grill and those sausages and burgers will be irresistible served with smokey mountain catsup or rosemary & thyme mustard. Ideas for desserts include bitter chocolate cake with prunes in armagnac and jam jar amaretto cherry crumbles, while drink highlights range from innocent Scottish barley water slushes to a more adult orange bourbon Manhattan. Start pickling and preserving and enjoy your seasonal plunder all year round.