Pickled blackberries

Be sure to pick your berries before Michaelmas (Sept 29st), after this date it is said the devil pisses on them.


  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 500g/3 cups blackberries 


Heat the honey and vinegar, until the honey is dissolved.

Add the blackberries and simmer for 10 minutes.

Strain the berries into warm, sterile jars or another suitable container. Continue to simmer the vinegar solution until it thickens a little. 

Pour the vinegar solution over the berries, seal the jar or container immediately and store for at least a few weeks before eating.

Great served with bread and cheese.

Published by The Saxon forager

Wiltshire, UK based. I live with my wife & daughter, dog and chickens.

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