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Silkworm Food Cooking Instructions

1/2 LB Powdered Mulberry Food 

1/2lb Cooking Instructions-

  • 1. Mix 3 Cups water to 1/2lb. dry Silkworm food, in a microwave safe container.
  • 2. Cover with plastic wrap, heat on high for 3min. in microwave.
  • 3. Remove plastic wrap, stir, and cover again with plastic wrap heat on high for an additional 2min.
  • 4. Remove from microwave and immediately place in the refrigerator to cool. Keep covered to prevent food from drying out. Once the Silkworm food has cooled you can feed it out.

1/4lb Cooking Instructions-

  • 1. Mix 1.5 Cups water to 1/4lb. dry Silkworm food, in a microwave safe container.
  • 2. Cover with plastic wrap, heat on high for 3min. in microwave.
  • 3. Remove plastic wrap, stir, and cover again with plastic wrap heat on high for an additional 2min.

Remove from microwave and immediately place in the refrigerator to cool. Keep covered to prevent food from drying out. Once the Silkworm food has cooled you can feed it out.

Stove Top Cooking-

  • 1. Mix 1/2 lb. dry silkworm food into a pot containing 3 cups of hot water. Mix with whisp or electric hand mixer, mix will be similar to cake batter.
  • 2. Place on stove top and bring to a boil for 5 minutes (stir continuously using a double boiler is best). 
  • 3. Stir mixture vigorously, at this point it will be boiling hot and in a liquid state. Use cation mix is very hot and will burn. Pour food into desired container for storage.
  • 4. Immediately place a sheet of plastic wrap or container lid over food. Allow to cool and place into refrigerator.
  • 5. Food will firm up to a soft cheese like texture that can be grated out to feed silkworms.