Yesterday morning, my friends and I decorated eggs for No-Rouz (Persian New Year.) We decided to try coloring them with onion skins. We collected red and yellow skins and soaked them separately in some water, so they were soft enough to wrap around the eggs. We also used some basil leaves for designs.
We tightly wrapped the eggs in red and yellow onion skins and then in (new) nylons.
We put the egg bundles in a pot of boiling water with some purple cabbage (in hopes to add a little more color.) When they were cool enough, we got to unwrap them!
I look forward to playing with other vegetable for color, maybe beets would result in a brighter purple?