New pickles are one of Ukrainians' favorite snacks. They are also an excellent supplement to vegetable and meat salads.
This dish is not just tasty, but healthy: new pickles help to cure atherosclerosis, stress, bad appetite. They also contain fibers that improve circulation in vessels and cure micro traumas.
Little cucumbers with thin peel are selected for pickling. They are poured over with pickle, which contains different herbs - dill, parsley, cilantro, tarragon, basil. The herbs shouldn't be too many, but for proper fermentation they are rather to be coarse.
Sometimes cherry or currant leaves are added to pickles. The dish also can't do without traditional Ukrainian spices, such as garlic, bay leaf, pepper.