Proper Piccalilli - Traditional Recipe

Traditional piccalilli, with cauliflower, gherkins and onions in a tangy mustard sauce.

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Perfect for a ploughman's or pork pie.

Peps up any cheese or ham sandwich.

Mash into a jacket potato for a delicious quick lunch.

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A popular accompaniment for ham and cheese.

Try it on hot dogs, or with a ham hock terrine.

Perfect in a ploughman's or with a pork pie.

Piccalilli is a must for picnics, barbecues, Christmas get-togethers and party buffets.

Some customer 5 star ratings.

5 star rating

"The best piccalilli you can buy​

I don't usually write reviews but this piccalilli is something special. Delicious, tangy and with a homemade taste and consistency. Gorgeous."

5 star rating

"You are not wrong -This is Perfect Proper Piccalli​

I just love your Piccalilli, its by far the best on the market. it has lots of vegetables, is not overcooked and not luminous yellow like some others. Well done Bay Tree, you never let us down."

5 star rating

"Delicious piccalilli​

Not harsh tasting, well worth the extra, full of vegetables."


Looking for piccalilli recipe ideas?

  • Mix into mayonnaise or yoghurt and stir into cooked cold potatoes to make a mustard-style salad.
  • Mix with Greek yoghurt and add a tbsp. or two into slices of ham and roll up for lunch or a buffet.
  • Perfect for a ploughmans or pork pie.
  • Peps up any cheese or ham sandwich. 
  • Mash into a jacket potato for a delicious quick lunch.



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Cauliflower (21%), Gherkins (18%) (Sulphites) [Gherkins, Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Antioxidant: Ascorbic Acid, Preservative: Potassium Sorbate], Silverskin Onions (18%) [Silverskin Onions, Acetic Acid, Salt, Preservatives: Calcium Chloride & Sodium Metabisulphite], Mustard (16%) [Spirit Vinegar, Mustard Flour (18%), Mustard Bran, Salt, Turmeric, Paprika, Garlic Powder], Green Beans (13%), Sugar, Cider Vinegar, Cornflour, Ginger Puree, Turmeric.
Suitable for vegetarians.

Allergy advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

Prepared in premises where egg, milk, soya and gluten are also used.

Nutritional Information Typical Values per 100g

Energy (kJ) 376
Energy (kcal) 87
Fat (g) 1
of which saturates (g) 0
Carbohydrate (g) 18
of which Sugars (g) 14
Protein (g) 2.1
Salt (g) 1.4

Refrigerate after opening and consume within 4 weeks.

290g ℮

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