Shampoo making

 

This weekend we had the pleasure of hosting Auntie Orn in our kitchen for an all-natural shampoo making workshop.

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First we recorded our garden fresh ingredients in pictures and words.

Then we designed our bottle packaging and named our shampoo, ‘Dove’, ‘Eat Me’, and ‘Song kran’ were some of our favorite titles.

Next, we added our ingredients to a large bowl to prepare for boiling.

image2Once the mixture was cooled, we used our hands to squeeze ‘Ban Me’ leaves and release the soapy consistency into the liquid.

 

Finally, we strained our fragrant mixture and bottled it to take home.

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Thanks Auntie Orn for the visit, we can’t wait for our next Sustainability for Kids workshop! See you on Saturday for soap-making!

 

 

 

Cooking with Wow Pam!

We were so grateful to host Pam Pimmas, the owner of The Dorm Bakery and the creator of http://wowpam.com/  this past week at our garden! We learned about using plants like pandan, butterfly pea flowers, and pumpkin to add natural coloring to the tapioca and rice flower balls of the Thai dessert, Bua Loy.

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Our favorite part was rolling out the dough into little balls, and some giant ones too!

 

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Then we watched very carefully as the balls were boiled and helped to measure out the palm sugar (yum!) and coconut milk.

 

Ta da: our finished product, tasty Bua Loy.

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Lastly, we got to taste our yummy creation, mmmm mmmm mmm good! Thanks Pam for joining us, we hope to see you again soon.

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