- In a large saucepan, bring the water, vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt, and spices to a boil. Add the vegetables and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 5 minutes or until the vegetables are al dente. Remove the garlic cloves.
- Spoon the vegetables in four clean 250 ml (1 cup) jars and fill with the boiling liquid up to ½-cm (¼-inch) off the rim. Close and let cool. Refrigerate. Wait at least 24 hours before serving to allow the flavours to develop. Keeps for about 6 months in the refrigerator.
Serve with meat or fish, in salads or antipasti.
Will keep in the refrigerator for 6 months.