Fowlers - Preserving Blog

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With the cooler weather with us this is our favourite winter pick-me-up

2 x No.65 Fowlers Bottles
2 x Fermenting Lid Sets (available at our website item code 5505) 
1 Scoby - can be purchased...

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2.5 kg peaches

1 lemon

1 orange

2 tsp black peppercorns (lighly bruised)

1 tsp pimento berries (lighly bruised)

4 cm piece fresh ginger peeled and sliced

500 mL vinegar; red...

150g Whole Dried Red Chillies

Hot Water (filtered or tank water)

32 Cloves Garlic

40g Raw Sugar

4 tbs Sea Salt

180 g Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

30 g Homemade Fish Sauce (or store...

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Ginger Beer Plant (Yield 8 litres)

8-12 sultanas (preferably home grown grapes dried in Fowlers Dehydrator)
Juice of 2 lemons
1 tsp lemon pulp
4 tsp sugar
2 tsp ground ginger (preferably home grown...

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Allow 130g cooking salt for 1kg lemons.
Extra lemons needed for juice.

Wash the lemons, pat them dry.  Cut lengthwise not quite into quarters.

Sprinke generously with salt inside the lemons.

Pack the...

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Yield:Approx. 3 x No20 jars


1kg asparagus, prepared
1 red capsicum, cut into strips
1 cup white wine vinegar (in each bottle)
Apple cider, to fill to within 1cm from...

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2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup cooked quinoa, well drained and cooled
3/4 cup stewed apples (drained)
4 tbsp golden syrup (or honey)
1 tbsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup mixed dried fruits

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1 x No.20 bottle Apple & Quinces - (lovely if bottled with 2 cinnamon quills)
1 cup Plain Flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup full cream milk
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp...