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7 Free 1930's Cordial Recipes.

GINGER and CHILLICORDIAL
1.9 L of water.
900 grams of sugar(3.8 cups)
14 grams of citric acid (I used a little bit less than 3 teaspoons)
1 teaspoon of cloves (I used 1/3 teaspoon of ground cloves, but the residue was leftover so whole cloves are probably better)
1 tablespoon of ginger(I put in 1 1/2 table spoons of finely cut up fresh ginger)
1 tablespoon of chillies cut in half.
(I probably put closer to 1 1/2 tablespoons of small inch long
fresh chillies) (This presumably refers to dried bird’s eye chillies
and you would have to experiment a little to determine
the quantity of fresh chillies.) Boil all ingredients for 5 minutes, strain,cool, bottle.
colour with burnt sugar. To make caramel put a heaped tablespoon of sugar
into a frying pan, and heat with constant stirring until;
the sugar has turned to a clear brown liquid.
Use at once be fore it hardens in the pan.  Testers note: this packs a punch!  I really liked this recipe, it was nice cutting up the ginger for the smell exper…

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