null

Cornichons Jar

SKU:
710122-single
UPC:
072368701226
Product Weight:
7.1 oz
$3.99

Description

DeLallo Cornichons are tiny pickled cucumbers boasting an irresistibly crunchy texture and a flavor that is briny, bright and tangy with a slight sweetness. These mini gherkins are delicately brined in small batches to guarantee the fresh, crisp flavor you love in each jar of cornichons. 

Famous for their feature on French charcuterie plates and cheese boards, cornichons are perfectly pickled and ready to pair up with your favorite cured meats, cheeses and antipasti. These tiny pickles are a crunchy complement to a number of specialty cheeses, from soft Brie to sharp Gruyère.

  • Crisp, crunchy texture
  • A burst of bright and briny, tart pickled flavor
  • Made in small batches
  • Tiny size makes them perfect for snacks and garnishes
  • Traditional French charcuterie plate feature
  • Vegan/Vegetarian
  • Non-GMO
  • Kosher

Kitchen and Usage Tips:

Cornichons are more than just tiny pickles to perk up your charcuterie plate, they add an irresistible crunch and a bright and briny burst of flavor to a number of your favorite everyday creations. Chop or slice cornichons to include in green salads, pasta salads and creamy potato salads. Feature them in sandwiches and wraps. Use them to create a flavorful tartar sauce, relish or chutney. Cornichons are a great garnish and ingredient in appetizers like deviled eggs, canapés and crostini. When it comes to drinks, cornichons can be used to create a pickleback shot, a unique dirty martini or a loaded Bloody Mary.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What Are Cornichons? Cornichons are small pickled cucumbers that are commonly used as a condiment or garnish in various cuisines, particularly in French and German cuisine. The word "cornichon" is derived from the French word for “little horns.”

Cornichons are excellent additions to cheese and charcuterie plates as a featured antipasto. In French cuisine, cornichons are often served alongside pâtés and terrines. They are also commonly used as an ingredient in tartar sauce and various salad dressings. In German cuisine, cornichons are a popular accompaniment to sausages and are commonly found in traditional dishes. 

Cornichons are enjoyed for their tangy and crunchy qualities, providing a contrast to other flavors in a dish. Jars of cornichons can be found in grocery stores, along with at your local self-serve olive bar (usually located in the deli department) and are widely available in many parts of the world.

How Do I Pronounce Cornichons? The word cornichons is pronounced cor-nuh-shons. 

What Do Cornichons Taste Like? Cornichons are famously delicious tiny pickles with a distinct flavor that sets them apart from other types of pickles. Because of their specific pickling process, these small cucumbers are tart, vinegary, slightly sweet and notably less sour than traditional dill pickles.

Are Cornichons Sweet? Cornichons are not sweet pickles, but of the sour variety. They are often described as slightly sweet in flavor, but this is not due to a sweet brining or pickling process.

What Is The Difference Between Cornichons And Gherkins? Gherkins are a type of small cucumber, or pickling cucumber, that can be up to 5 inches long. Cornichons are a specific French variety of gherkins that are much smaller, as they are harvested in their early, more immature state.

What Is The Difference Between Cornichons And Pickles? A “pickle” is a broad term to describe all cucumbers that go through a sour or sweet pickling process. There are many styles of pickles and these varieties are based on the type of cucumber, how they are cut, their pickling process and what herbs and spices are used. These pickle styles include dill, bread and butter chips, spicy, gherkins and cornichons. Truly, though, you can pickle almost anything by brining it. If you use that definition, so many things can be called “pickles.”

What Is The Difference Between Cornichons And Cucumbers? Cornichons are just small cucumbers that undergo a brining or pickling process to create a crisp, crunchy cucumber bursting with tangy, vinegary, sour flavors.

read more
$3.99
added

Related Products

perishable
A top view of the container of our Cornichons.

Fresh Cornichons

DeLallo Cornichons are mini gherkins famous for their accompaniment to French charcuterie. This traditional antipasto is delicately brined in small batches, boasting a tart, briny flavor with an...

$7.95
product image of pesto sauce in jar

Jarred Pesto

DeLallo Simply Pesto® Traditional Basil Sauce is a fragrant and flavorful homage to the Northern Italian classic. This exquisite jarred pesto sauce is made in Italy with a handful of fresh, simple...

$7.95
An image of the front of the jar of our Feta Stuffed Green Greek Olives.

Feta Stuffed Olives (Jar)

DeLallo Feta Stuffed Olives are a tasty gourmet antipasto ready to enjoy straight from the jar! We take pitted green Halkidiki olives and stuff them generously with creamy, tangy feta cheese for a...

$7.95
Product image of almond stuffed olives

Almond Stuffed Olives (Jar)

DeLallo Almond Stuffed Olives are ready to upgrade charcuterie boards, cheese plates, savory cocktails and leafy green salads. We start with plump and meaty green Halkidiki olives that are pitted and...

$7.95
Product image of garlic stuffed olives in jar

Garlic Stuffed Olives (Jar)

DeLallo Garlic Stuffed Olives are plump, crisp green Greek Halkidki olives that are stuffed with cloves of pungent white garlic. These stuffed olives boast a bold harmony of briny, garlicky and tart...

$7.95