Samphire & Wild Fennel Pickle

Lovely, lovely marsh samphire/glasswort (Salicornia), is in uber abundance at the moment near me. Perfect picking time before it starts developing a woody pith. Not a lot I can say other than try this lush samphire recipe.


  • 300g marsh samphire
  • 250ml white wine vinegar
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 fresh wild fennel sprigs (chopped)
  • ½tsp juniper berries

Suggested Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Pickout the juniper berries and bay leaf and allow to cool before bottling in clean jars.

Makes: 400g

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