You will need
  • corkscrew;
  • knife;
  • - warm water;
  • - blender.
Coconut odprite than you will carve a coconut, drain or drink coconut water. To do this, look in the top of a coconut three black "eyes" and pierce them with a corkscrew or other sharp instrument. You can then insert into one of the holes in a straw and drink all the liquid. This is not coconut milk it is coconut water and she, under the influence of oxygen, very quickly starts to ferment, so if you don't want to drink it immediately, you will have to drain it and quickly inhibited, and it is best to freeze.
Ice cubes of coconut water a wonderful additive to cocktails. As this liquid is rich in potassium and calcium, these cubes can be put in drinks designed for athletes. Well suck coconut ice those who are sick or who feels stomach discomfort. Rich in electrolytes coke water doctors recommend that people with severe dehydration.
Mamatkulova coconut pulp can be eaten without any cooking, can be dried, frozen, to draw from her coke milk, cream and butter.
The season of fresh coke nuts from October to December. Young green fruits to get the tasty flesh is similar in texture to a melon, sweet, with a pleasant fruity-nutty flavor. Such flesh is eaten with a spoon. But to get it as white and firmer flesh of the Mature nut, you need to break the coconut into two parts. This is done after you have merged all coconut water.
Some people prefer to wrap the coconut in a towel and smash with a hammer, someone heats up the oven to 200oC and soak it in the coconut for 15-20 minutes, until it begins to crack, then expands the crack with a sharp knife. The most difficult way is to cut the coconut in half with a butcher knife, as shown in the movies. If you are not a professional stuntman, it is better not to try.
Coconut pulp is extracted from Mature nuts with a sharp knife. You can eat it sliced raw, can be stored in the refrigerator up to 3 months, you can grate and use in smoothies, curries, chutneys, desserts, add to the end of the stewing or roasting of meat, fish and vegetable dishes. You can also freeze it, just expanding on the zip-package and placing in the freezer.
Struzhkolomy coconut shavings to dry. If you want to use it with the same purpose as fresh coconut, grate it on a fine or coarse grater shavings or flakes, if you want to get a coke and chips to dip them in chocolate or use just as a healthy snack, slice the coconut flesh wide stripes.
Place the shredded coconut flesh in a single layer on a baking sheet, covered with baking paper. Bake at a temperature of 90oC until light light brown.
Coconut milk, cream and butter.Coconut milk is produced from coconut flesh. This finely chopped pulp of one fruit mixed in a blender with 3 cups of warm water , and then squeezed through cheesecloth. The resulting liquid is coconut milk. It is not stored more than 2-3 days, so if you don't intend to use it for this time, it is best to freeze it. With coconut milk serves a variety of dishes of Asian, Indian and African cuisine.
To get coconut cream, you need to add in half the water and put in blender with a little sugar.
Get coconut oil at home is very difficult, as it is extracted from dried coconut pulp – copra – hot pressing.