Pickled Russian Cabbage recipe - Russian sauerkraut - fermented - no vinegar! Ingredients: 2 medium matured cabbages, 4 medium carrots, 6-8 cloves of garlic, 3 Tbsp salt, 3 tsp of whole black peppercorns, 6 bay leaves. 1/2 cup of warm water. Step-by-step instructions: see here http://arbuz.com/recipes/pickled-cabbage-recipe#
Pickled Red Cabbage - Some recipes call for ground ginger and peppercorns, some call for "pickling spice". Some recipes call for white vinegar, some for malt. When you leave the cabbage to salt overnight, it needs to be done at room temp.