5L bucket with spout for mixing lye
Long gloves (chemical handling)
Chemical filter mask, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, enclosed shoes and an apron
5L+ bucket with spout for mixing soap
Spatula, knife and spoons
pH strips
Cups/jugs for mixing colours and measuring fragrances
Pouring jug
Scales – by the gram
Whisk – mini for blending colour/fragrance and normal size
Stick blender
Slow cooker (optional, for bigger batches)

Wooden skewers for swirling
Soap or cake moulds – silicon is easiest but can be heat-proof plastic or metal with a single cavity or tray/slab for cutting into bars individually
Bubble wrap
Cake decorating tools
Zig zag cutter and/or soap slicer
Stamps i.e. goat milk, handmade, olive oil, animals, etc.
Kaya Wanjoo. Food Preserving kaditj kalyakoorl moondang-ak kaaradj midi boodjar-ak nyininy, yakka wer waabiny, Noongar moort. Ngala kaditj baalap kalyakoorl nidja boodjar wer kep kaaradjiny, baalap moorditj nidja yaakiny-ak wer moorditj moort wer kaditj Birdiya wer yeyi.
Hello and Welcome. Food Preserving acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live, work and play, the Nyoongar people. We recognise their connection to the land and local waterways, their resilience and commitment to community and pay our respect to Elders past and present.
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