Variations for Clementine peel | corn flour composite


Clementine peel | corn flour composite

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Step one


  • After eating the clementine fruit, collect and wash the peels thoroughly.

  • Boil peels in a pot with 500ml of water at medium heat for 10 mins (once the water starts boiling).

  • Either drain the water or keep in a glass jar to be used for other biomaterial experiments.

Step two


  • Dab dry the peels

  • Using a pair of scissors, start cutting the peels in small pieces

  • Keep them in a small bowl to be fully dried, usually takes 2-3 days. 

  • Once the peels have fully dried you can use them in a recipe.

Step three

  • Combine all dry ingredients and glycerol together and mix well in the saucepan.

  • Turn on the stove with heat at medium. Slowly pour water in small intervals.

  • Continue stirring until the mixture turns whitish and thickens like a paste.

  • Turn off the stove and set the saucepan aside.

Step four


  • Place a tray with parchment paper (or mould) on a heat-proof surface.

  • Carefully scoop up the mixture with a spoon and spread it on your tray in a shape or mould.

  • Once cooled, place in a well-ventilated area. Leave to air dry.