Rosemary and Sage Brine Recipe

Makes 3 litres of brine
15 minutes


  • 3l water
  • 300g of table salt
  • 150g of sugar
  • 50ml of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 sprigs of sage
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 garlic cloves, bashed


Place the salt, sugar, vinegar, spices and herbs in a pan with 1l of water and bring to the boil
Stir to dissolve the salt and sugar then take off the heat and add the other 2l of water. Ensure the brine is completely cold before using