Fowlers - Preserving Blog

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Have you ever used Italian style mustard fruits? They are perfect paired with cheeses, cured meats and to make a warm chicken salad with toasted pine nuts, radicchio and wild rocket.
During winter, quinces,...

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This recipe is from an original collection of shrubs penned by Joseph Fowler.
We believe that the collection dates from the mid 1920's... we've tweaked it a little for you.
Shrubs are a concentrated fruit...

Rhubarb & Blood Oranges are in season; try our delicious winter jam recipe.

750g blood oranges
750g rhubarb
1.2 litres water
50g Jamsetta
2.5kg sugar (warmed)




Looking for something interesting to adorn your toast this winter that's really low in sugar? Try our delicious ... Kiwi, Ginger and Lime Fruit Spread

1.5 kg Kiwi Fruit
4 limes, zested
10 cm...

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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...