So, approaching light holiday of Easter. This day is traditionally accepted to give each other colored eggs-Easter eggs. How and what you paint them? Recommend the use of natural dyes for eggs – this simple and safe for the health of your loved ones. What else should pay special attention to? This will be discussed in this article.
Rules and ways of dyeing eggs
When using a dry chemical dyes typically do not need to boil their eggs, simply place the ready cooked according to the instructions of the solution and to maintain the required time.
There is another way in which artificial dye liquid consistency. In this case, a boiled egg smeared with a dye composition and well rubbed until dry.
If you are using natural dyes for eggs, the technology is somewhat different. A decoction is prepared first, and then he infused some time, and then it boiled eggs.
When working keep in mind some tricks:
- soak the eggs before cooking for some time at room temperature. It is necessary to ensure that when cooked, they do not burst;
- the shell must be intact, without damage;
- pre-wash and dry the prepared eggs;
- the cooking time should not exceed 10 minutes, otherwise the product will be tasteless;
- for creating floral ornaments and patterns on the eggs before cooking attach to the shell beautiful leaves and wrap them with nylon;
- wipe ready, slightly warm eggs vegetable oil to make them Shine.
Most popular natural dyes for eggs
For painting Easter eggs in the old days used only natural raw materials - fruits, vegetables, herbs and the bark of trees. And in our time, such dyes for eggs are very popular as harmless to health (unlike chemical powders). The most common are:
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Try also to experiment with coffee, black tea, red wine, turmeric, raspberry juice, red cabbage, blueberries and cranberries.
As you can see, using natural dyes for eggs, you'll be able to decorate your table for the holiday.
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