Want to Know How Food Coloring Was Made Way Back Then?

Think flowers, think vegetables, think...bugs? On my Old School Pastry blog, I've found different recipes that were done by confectioner's long before commercial food coloring was available to the masses.
How to Make Yellow Food Coloring (Saffron)
How to Make Green Food Coloring (Spinach)
How to Make Red Food Coloring (Cochineal Insects)

Cochineal - for red food coloring

Spinach - for green food coloring

Saffron - for yellow food coloring
 

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