Christmas In February

It was sort of like Christmas today. Almost six months ago, as an experiment, I made a couple batches of mango pickle and they have been sitting at room temperature on top of the China cabinet ever since. Other than the rare occasions I happened to look up there the canisters have been out of sight and out of mind. I really didn’t intend to leave them out to ferment so long.

I was nearly finished washing dishes when I decided it was time to empty the canisters and wash them. I was fully expecting to empty the contents directly into the compost, but to my surprise they had a pleasant smell. Just to be safe I removed and discarded the top layer before tasting. It tasted good! My version wasn’t exactly like any other I had tasted before but there was an obvious resemblance.

I transferred the mango pickle into glass jars and put them in the refrigerator.

mango pickle


 

 

 

 


One thought on “Christmas In February

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s