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Probably nothing is associated with German cuisine as much as potatoes. The popular tuber fruit is not only suitable for delicious recipes, it can also be used to make natural paste.
Natural paste for the handyman
Potatoes are always in stock in almost every German household. This can also come in handy if the hardware store has already closed, but glue is missing for home improvement purposes. Potato starch is not only nutritious, you can also use it to make paste. It is also often part of natural plasticine for children. In a message from the dpa news agency, the German Potato Trading Association (DKHV) explains how to produce glue with the help of tubers - in four steps:
To glue in four steps
First you have to peel the tuber and grate it in a bowl and then mix it with water to a pulp. In the second step you put the mass in a dish towel and squeeze the juice out into a bowl. Now let the juice steep for about an hour until a white sentence forms on the bottom: the potato starch. Then drain the juice until only the starch is left. In step 3, put the starch and half a cup of water in a saucepan. While heating the whole thing, stirring must be continued until the mass finally thickens. This is followed by step 4: Let the paste cool and ideally keep it in a screw-top jar. (ad)