Pickles are a food product obtained by pickling and preserving cucumbers in a marinade of water, vinegar, sugar, and table salt. Czechs, Poles, and Hungarians append to jars with pickled cucumbers or pickles, such various spices as bay leaves, grains of allspice, black pepper, fennel umbels, mustard seeds, and carrots. In the past, to season cucumbers, they furthermore used fennel, marjoram, and cloves. The first recipes for preparing cucumbers this way appeared in the 17th century. Even then, people valued them as a tasty and healthy snack. Fabko online store offers you such varieties as Pickled Cornichons, Cucumbers in Brine, and Cossack's cucumbers. On European tables, they are treated as an appetizer or just snack. Products such as Pickled Cabbage Heads, Dill Pickels, or Czech uhorky usually form an integral part of dinner in Central and Eastern Europe. Poles and Russians very often use Cucumbers with dill in Garlic as an appetizer to drink vodka.
Pickles as an appetizer, pickled cornichons, pickled cabbage, and Czech uhorky
The best sauerkraut remains a traditional shredded cabbage pickled by salinity and fermentation, with the participation of strains of lactic bacteria. It has a long shelf life and a strong sour taste, which comes from the presence of lactic acid, that is produced by bacteria breaking down sugars in fresh cabbage. Sauerkraut appears in the cuisine of many European nations. Souring it was a way to extend its shelf life. We offer our Clients the naturally produced Homestyle sauerkraut with carrots, pickled red cabbage, cabbage leaves in brine, and marinated cabbage heads. You can also buy other sour delicacies. Furthermore, we offer green tomatoes in brine, Capers in Vinegar Brine, and grape leaves. If you would like to prepare this treat yourself, we offer seasoning for pickles as well. It contains, among the others: vitamin E, vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium, natural antioxidants, and organosulfur compounds. There are many regional variations of this delicacy.