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Caper brine

What is caper brine? About the cooking ingredient caper brine. Including 5 recipes, and where to find it.


Caper brine is the salty vinegar brine from the jar that capers are pickled in.

capers close-up

Caper buds are often used as a garnish in many Mediterranean dishes, typically Italian . They are very frequently used in Sicilian cookery.

Capers have an intense flavour that is developed as mustard oil is released from the caper buds when pickled.

They are commonly used in salads, pastas and often served with smoked salmon such as lox with cream cheese on bagels.

Spaghetti alla puttanesca

Popular Italian dishes that feature capers as an integral component include Spaghetti alla puttanesca and Chicken Piccata.

Chicken Piccata with pasta and mushrooms

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Where found

Caper brine is usually found in the condiments section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

In Chinese:跳跃盐水
British (UK) term: Caper brine
en français:câpres saumure
en español:salmuera alcaparras

Recipes using caper brine

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