Most pickles are gluten free. But not all.
Pickles are usually made of:
- cucumbers or other vegetables
That’s it! So the only thing to worry about in there is the vinegar. Here’s the rule with vinegar:
*******If it is distilled, the gluten is neutralized.*******
The thing with malt vinegars is that they are NOT distilled. And if the ingredients contain malt, which is usually from barley, then we avoid that completely!
This is the problem with worcestershire sauce in Canada. Because of some law or other, Canadian worcestershire sauce is traditionally NOT distilled. In the states, it IS. So most of my American readers can safely use worcestershire sauce, which you will notice is absent from all the recipes on this – my Canadian site.
This and a couple other questions are googled quite often – I’ll answer them here and post them under the shopping lists & ingredient tips. Most of the ingredients on this site are also categorized by tags. So search any ingredient, category, brand, or meal, and you’re likely to find what I have on it. If you can’t find what you are looking for, let me know and I’ll research the answer and post it for everyone.