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International Tweens - First edition 2018

Real stories for multicultural kids to read, love and share.

Learn to make Natural

Learn to make Natural food colouring People have been making natural food colouring from plants and minerals since the ancient times. Colours from natural food are much healthier than the artificial ones. We have created a simple chart to help you make your own natural food colourings at home. Use your own colourings to make rainbow food or even DIY slime, and share the photos of your creations with us! 32

Do it yourself Let's make natural food colouring Purplish blue Red Orange Yellow Green Steps: Color options Chop a cup of ingredients with help from a grown up. Mix them in blender/food processor/juicer OR boil in a sauce pan adding water as needed until smooth. Use a sieve to separate liquids from solids. Cool down (if boiled) and then liquids are ready to use! You can make purplish blue by using one of these ingredients: Blueberries Red cabbage (boiled), add baking soda to get a bluer hue Purple sweet potatoes Dark grapes or concentrated grape juice For orange-ish colouring, use one of these ingredients: Pomegranates Paprika powder Tomatoes Beetroots Carrots For yellow colouring: Saffron Tumeric powder For green colouring: Spinach Mocha powder (Japanese green tea) Kale or any edible green leaves (boiled) *You can save unused liquids by storing them in airtight bottles for up to 2 weeks in a refrigerator. TIP: Try making other colours with ingredients such as coffee or edible flowers. INTERNATIONAL TWEENS SPECIAL 2018 - LEARN TO MAKE NATURAL FOOD COLOURING.