Egg trivia: How are the pine flowers formed on the preserved eggs

How is the “pine blossom” on the egg formed? Processing eggs, soda ash, lime and other alkaline substances…

How is the “pine blossom” on the egg formed? Processing eggs, soda ash, lime and other alkaline substances will be spread on the surface of the duck egg.


Egg trivia: How are the pine flowers formed on the preserved eggs
Egg trivia: How are the pine flowers formed on the preserved eggs

After a period of time, the hydroxide ion (OH-) through the holes in the egg shell into the duck egg internal, and the amino acids and minerals in the protein reaction, the formation of amino acid salt, crystal precipitation, the formation of a beautiful “pine flower”.

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