My love of turmeric in healing food and tonics has been well documented, and I was recently thrilled to use the wellness spice in another way: as a natural dye. As Easter approaches, I love experimenting with new, festive ways to decorate eggs. The tradition has gotten quite elaborate and we’ve made some beautiful showpieces […]
Natural Egg Dyeing
I am always on the hunt for great natural dyeing kits that will make beautiful, vibrant eggs – but they always seem to come up short. So this year, I called on my sister Saree’s good friend and ethnobotanist, Deepa Preeti Natarajan. I featured some of Deepa’s wonderful tips and tricks for naturally dyeing fabrics in a previous post, and was thrilled when she agreed to share the same for dyeing eggs.