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Bonfire Pickles

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes


4 Servings



About the Recipe

This year you can put the '🔥' into bonfire night however you choose! We'll be choosing Mrs Elswood's frickles (fried pickles).


  • 10 Mrs Elswood Haimisha Pickled Gherkins

  • For the seasoned flour:

  • 200g plain flour

  • 150g cornflour

  • 2tsp onion powder

  • 2tsp garlic powder

  • Pinch of salt

  • For the buttermilk:

  • 284ml buttermilk

  • 1tbsp dry thyme

  • 1tbsp dry rosemary

  • 1tbsp dry oregano

To serve:

  • A selection of hot, spicy dipping sauces

  • Chopped red and green chillies


  1. Preheat a fryer to 165c

  2. In a bowl mix the seasoned flour and in another mix the buttermilk ingredients

  3. Coat the pickles in seasoned flour, dust off any excess,

  4. Dip in buttermilk, then coat once again in seasoned flour

  5. Fry them for approximately 5 minutes or until golden brown, then rest before enjoying with your favourite spicy dipping sauces!

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