pickles simply cut some more or less crunchy kind of vegetables *cauliflower, bell peppers, carrots, swedish turnip etc*, one to two cloves of garlic, put all the pieces into a jar or a bottle *which should be clean properly before, i sometimes disinfect them with alcohol/put them in boiling water*, add quite some salt *a few tablespoons*, fill the container with water, make sure all the veggies are covered *for those who wish, you can add some vinegar aswell* make a ‘lid’ by pouring olive oil at the top, about one centimeter*
that’s more or less it. now simply let the container stand somewhere in a shady and not too hot place. after a week it can be a good idea to open the container and let the gas come out, close it again and wait for another two weeks or so.
pickles and beer is a unbeatable combination.