Christmas it the perfect excuse for indulgence. If you fancy treating a loved one this festive season, why not surprise them with a gift that they can enjoy for weeks after the tinsel has been taken down and the liqueur cupboard has been cleaned out. Opies has just launched a brand new range of pickles, so why not pack them into a hamper and present them to someone special.
All of Opies new pickles are made from authentic pickling recipes, perfected over the last 130 years, using herbs and spices which make the perfect accompaniment to a whole host of winter warming dishes.
Amongst the new products is Opies baby beetroot in red wine vinegar and Opies sliced beetroot in malt vinegar, creating a blend of sweet and tangy flavours. These products sit perfectly alongside a range of meats including chicken, venison and bacon as well as complementing scallops, prawns and quail.
In addition to this are Opies pickled onions in malt vinegar which make a great accompaniment to cold meat buffets, so they are perfect for those Boxing Day leftovers, or even enjoy them straight from the jar.
Also new to the range is Opies pickled pears in spiced malt vinegar, made using the finest pears and blended with special spices and malt vinegar. This unusual pickle is a tasty treat alongside mature cheese and cold meats as well as game and poultry dishes.
You can also add a tasty addition to meat dishes in the form of Opies pickled cornichons with a bay leaf and Opies pickled red cabbage in malt vinegar. These snacks are also delicious with chicken and other vegetables such as red onions, so make the perfect accompaniment to your Christmas Day dinner.
For more information, visit www.b-opie.com/recipes where you can find a selection of inspiring recipes as well as an online shop containing a selection of Opies best-selling products.
Opies bantam eggs with a bay leaf are £2.79
Opies pickled cornichons with a bay leaf are £1.59
Opies sliced beetroot in red wine vinegar is £1.39
Opies baby beetroot in red wine vinegar is £1.59
Opies pickled red cabbage in malt vinegar is £1.39
Opies pickled onions in malt vinegar are £1.99
Opies pickled shallots in sherry vinegar are £2.89
Opies first began life in 1880. The venture was so prosperous that, in 1912, Bennett founded a private company, Bennett Opie Limited
Opies has been passed through the generations and is one of the oldest family-owned food companies in the UK
Opies products are available internationally and UK stockists include Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Asda, Co-op, Somerfield, Booths, Budgens and a variety of independent stores