- Food in vinegar or other acids, makes it difficult microorganisms to live.
Commonly pickled food include onions, parkias, soya beans and chillies.
- Sugar can also be used in pickling fruits such as nutmegs, mangoes and
- is an age-old way of preserving food. The salt draws out moisture and
prevents microorganisms from growing.In this process, food such as fresh
fish are gutted, washed and coarse salt is rubbed into it.