With mandarin oranges being one of the core items that you bring along for house visiting, I'm sure you'd have at least a pair of oranges in your house.
Other than eating it, how about making the full use of this amazing fruit by saving the peels? It's environmentally and pocket ($) friendly. FYI, these works well for any citrus peels :)
Here's what you can do with your peels:
1. Make it with tea
You could either dry it like how the video does, or just pour hot water on freshly peeled skin
2. Use it as a air freshener Boil the peels in hot water to help freshen the air in the kitchen and pour it into a spritz.
3. Make candies
4. Put it into green or red bean soup Add zest to your dessert with these mandarin peels! My parents do that to give the soup extra taste :) 5. Make an all-purpose toxic free cleansing agent
Lastly, my personal favourite for kitchen use. For those families who whipped up many dishes over the CNY making your kitchen equipmen…