Fowlers - Preserving Blog

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Salad with Pickled Ginger 6 spears green asparagus, trimmed
2 baby iceberg lettuces or 1 large one
Pinch salt
Handful of mint leaves, roughly torn
1 pink grapefruit, peeled and segmented
1 tbsp...

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Ingredients

550g biscuit flour (or plain flour)
130g castor sugar
245g butter chilled (unsalted)
4ml vanilla  essence
pinch salt
30ml water
40g milk powder
 

Method

Rub butter into flour,...

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Ingredients

210g grated Granny Smith apple (skin on, 4 apples)
250g sultanas
40g dried cranberries
250g currants
90ml vinegar
7ml brandy
20g peel (or finely shredded skin of fresh oranges)
25g...

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Drying

Figs

Preparation

Wash fruit thoroughly and remove imperfections. Halve and slice into uniform sizes allowing drying to be even. Figs have a natural wax coat. To speed up dehydrating, dip in...

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Sweet shortcrust pastry

Ingredients

250g unsalted butter (softened)
125g castor sugar
1 or 2 small eggs
375g plain flour

Method

Combine the butter and sugar in a food processor and process...

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Plums

The Angeleno variety of plums is a medium sized plum with a deep purple skin and amber flesh. Autumn giant will be harvested soon - a plum, with a dark pink skin and a yellow flesh. The ruby blood plum,...

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Dough

Ingredients

2 cups of plain flour
¼ tsp. salt
2 tbsp. olive oil
1½ tsp. active dry yeast
Bottle of home-made Passatta
Basil leaves
Mozzarella pieces

Method

1.     Make the...

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Makes approx. 12 x No 20 Bottles

Ingredients

6 kg Roma tomatoes (red and ripe for full flavour)
3 Tbsp. Salt
1 cup of mixed herbs (dried in your Fowlers Ultimate Dehydrator) ie. thyme, basil, sage,...