Wild garlic capers

How about a delicious recipe with caper buds? These small, salty buds add a delicious touch to many dishes and I have an easy recipe for you to try Bear’s garlic is a delicious ingredient that is often used in spring cooking. But what happens when the season is over and you still want to enjoy wild garlic? A great way to make wild garlic last longer is to use wild garlic buds. In this recipe I show you how to pickle wild garlic buds in vinegar. This will keep them for several months and you can use them as a garnish or ingredient in various dishes. So, let’s get started and see how easy it is to preserve wild garlic buds!

Preparation time: 30 minutes




Makes 4 jars of 125 ml each:

120 g wild garlic buds

250 ml herb vinegar

40 g sugar

1 tsp salt

Black peppercorns




  1. Wash the wild garlic buds, pat them dry and distribute them evenly over the glasses.
  2. Boil the herb vinegar with sugar, salt and peppercorns for a few minutes and then divide evenly between the jars. Close the jars immediately.
  3. Leave the jars in a cool place for about 2-3 weeks, then the wild garlic capers are ready to eat.




Wild garlic capers go well on a starter plate, on a sandwich, as an addition to a herb curd or in other variations as a decorative eye-catcher.