Capers and salt

How to store salted capers ingredients:
Capers are collected in the month of May. There are aplenty in Sicily. Local custom is going to collect the flowers still closed from the plants of capers. Are widely used in Sicilian recipes.

INGREDIENTS

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  • Capers
  • Raw salt
  • PROCEDURE

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    Plant

    It begins with the collection of flower buds still closed. You have to be very careful during the harvest, so as not to damage the plant.

    Plant

    Flower buds

    After picking up the flower buds, we remove the leaves and leave only 1 cm of stem capers.

    Flower buds

    Salt

    After having thoroughly separated from stems and leaves, we put the capers in a bowl with plenty of raw salt. Do not wash the capers.

    Salt

    Containers

    Stir in the capers and salt at least 2 times a day and for 3-4 days. Now put the capers in airtight containers. Store containers away from the Sun. Wash the capers before using them.

    Containers

    SICILY

    Recipes

    (almondpastries)


    almond pastries

    (Arancini)


    Arancini

    (Budino)


    Lemon pudding

    (capperisottosale)


    Capers and salt

    (cotognata)


    Sicilian quince

    (crispelle)


    Zeppole o Crispelle

    (frittelle)


    Typical Ragusan frittelle o friiteddi

    (Limoncello)


    Limoncello

    (oliveschiacciate)


    Crushed green olives

    (scacciapomodoroformaggio)


    Scaccia

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