Peter Piper left a calling card*
Updated: Jul 6, 2022
Not quite a peck, but the first pickled peppers of the season have been set to mature.
The little jar is Jalapeños, the taller is Serranos. Both are hot. Garlic, spices and apple cider vinegar will round out the flavour.
Starting to fill the pantry shelves with tasty delights for the cool season menus.
*Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked? - English tongue twister nursery rhyme
Some authors have identified the subject of the rhyme as Pierre Poivre, an eighteenth‑century French horticulturalist and government administrator of Mauritius, who once investigated the Seychelles' potential for spice cultivation.