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Self-made green and red silk

Self-made green and red silk


“Blue and red silk is an indispensable condiment in Chinese pastries, because they often make cakes and worry about the unhealthy things they buy outside, or do it by themselves.”


Main material

Material Quantity
Navel orange peel 300 grams
Fine white sugar 300 grams
Red edible pigments Few
Green edible pigments Appropriate amount


Material Quantity
lime 0.1 grams


Flavor Sweet taste
Technology Salted
time consuming several days
difficulty ordinary


step 1:

Take the navel orange peel and peel off the white part inside.

step 1

step 2:

Leave yellow skin as thin as possible.

step 2

step 3:

Cut it into thin filaments.

step 3

step 4:

Soak navel orange peel with water and a little lime for two days. Change water several times in the middle.

step 4

step 5:

The soaked navel orange peel is thoroughly cleaned.

step 5

step 6:

Marinate with sugar for two days.

step 6

step 7:

Pickled navel orange skin.

step 7

step 8:

Mix two colors with different pigments.

step 8

step 9:

Dry in the sun.

step 9

step 10:

Beautiful red silk.

step 10

step 11:

Brilliant green silk.

step 11

step 12:

Beautiful colour.

step 12


Lime consumption need not worry about unhealthy oh, can be neglected.