About Charlotte Pike

Charlotte Pike

Charlotte Pike is the food writer at Charlotte’s Kitchen Diary and Ballymaloe-trained chef based in the English countryside. She gravitates toward seasonal, uncomplicated, nourishing cooking and all manner of baking and is the award-winning author of several cookbooks. @charlottepikefood

An open jar of refrigerator sweet pickles with the lid lying beside the jar.

Refrigerator Sweet Pickles

A Scandinavian-style pickle that’s distinctly sweet, just a little sour, and subtly perfumed with dill. So simple it doesn’t even require turning on the stove during the dog days of summer.

  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 8
A mason jar mostly filled with pickled cherries, pickling liquid, star anise, and a cinnamon stick.

Pickled Cherries

An easy, unexpected way to extend cherry season that’s tartly sweet, subtly spiced, and surprisingly addictive.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 8