Condiments and seasonings
Gherkins - Cucumber variety of small fruits, vegetables belong to the pumpkin.
Currently, the canned "pickle" and "pickles"
consumed small fruits of many varieties of cucumbers, which are taken very
young, soon after flowering (puplyata).
Chemical composition of fresh gherkins (in%): 95.36 Soda, nitrogenous substances -
1.09, nitrogen-free extractives - 2.21 fiber - 0.78, fat - 0.11
ash - 0.45. Gherkins pickled in a 3% solution of vinegar with the addition of
spices and packed in small glass bottles (0.5 to 3 kg) or wood
In the catering facilities, pickled gherkins used as a
garnish or seasoning for sauces. Whole or chopped gherkins are entered in the
The following dishes: salad meat, mayonnaise sauce with gherkins and capers,
sauce mayonnaise gherkins, salad dressing for cold dishes of offal,
meat and fish. Gherkins are entered into a dish or sauce just before the holidays;
they give the dish flavor ostrokisly.
Norms bookmark gherkins (gross) per meal - 20 g per liter
sauce - from 100 to 350 Waste in the marinade - 40%.