The kombucha pieces I took out of my last batch were surprisingly thin. Paper thin actually. I don’t really know what went wrong. I followed the recipe, they had more time to grow and where in a warmer environment then my previous batch. Mabey I didn’t put enough sugar in or too much vinegar.
I grew 3 batches with food colouring in the thee, actually they came out quite nicely! The colour is clear and much better than laying a peace afterwards in a tub with coloured water.
Still the best way is just to ‘paint’ the grown kombucha when it’s dry.
I tried placing a peace of kombucha in hydrogen peroxide to make it white. At first it did really turn white, but then when I dried the kombucha it wasn’t as white anymore.
I even tried by placing a few pieces on top of each other to ‘copy’ a thicker peace. But sadly it didn’t work ether.
Once I did a project where I use baking paper, place it in the printer, print something and then ‘stamp’ it on a piece of wood.
So I thought why not try it on the kombucha. It didn’t turn out how I would have hoped. I even tried this technique on a peace that had soaked in hydrogen peroxide.
Still it did not work well.