Fowlers - Preserving Blog


10 cups SR Flour

1 teas sugar per 2 cups of flour

1/2 salt per 2 cups of flour

400-500g butter

Milk to mix


Sift flour, salt & sugar.

Soften butter then rub into flour using fingertips. 

Make well in centre...

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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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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...

Homemade Vanilla Essence is easy to make and will reward you every time you cook or bake.

Yield 1 x # 20 Fowlers Bottle


3 Vanilla pods spilt, lengthways

700 mL vodka (or brandy)



800g cucumbers

2 sml brown onions

1/4 cup fine salt

250 mL white vinegar

1 cup granulated sugar

3 tsp brown mustard seeds

1/4 tsp home- dried tumeric (or store...

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