Pomelo Lantern

About: I was a project manager for Toy and other electronic products manufacture. Now I am a sourcing person for fun projects in Blinkinlabs. I try to use the resource in China to make things fun. Most of the proje...

Intro: Pomelo Lantern

You can find pomelo in Chinese market. It is one of the most popular fruits in China, especially in fall and winter.

But we always throw the skin. :-P

I tried to fine a nice pumpkin to make a lantern in Guangzhou China for Halloween. However I could not find a suitable one, I bought a pomelo instead. And I made a pomelo lantern

Step 1:

You need to prepare

1. pomelo *1

2. knife *1

3. candle *1

4. scraper brush *1 (optional)

Step 2:

Step 1 massage the pomelo in order to make the pomelo skin easy to peel off

Step 2 Cut the triangle piece of the pomelo

Step 3 Use scraper brush to try to peel off the skin

Step 4 carve the pattern you like

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    tomatoskins

    2 years ago

    Really cool! I've never heard of a pomelo before. Thanks for sharing!

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    Honghong Lutomatoskins

    Reply 2 years ago

    :-D Yes, pomelo is really popular in south China. You can store it in room temperature for 1 month. It is juicy and sweet. Here is a video of how to open and eat pomelo from youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7rUcUwiMSQ