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Sunday, November 23, 2014

COCONUT : PART 8

This week we will continue our discussion about coconut.
Yes, coconut is an interesting product for me and other peoples that live on tropical area.


So many parts of this plant be an interesting part on our daily meal.
Now, we will talk about coconut water.
Coconut water have sweet and fresh taste.
The best taste is on immature stage from the green variety coconut, or we call it 'degan'.
The degree of sweetness will reduce through the degree of maturity.
And the volume of water also reduced, when the fruit getting mature.
Coconut water is special drink in our country, especially on the low land and beach areas.
The water is do refreshing during the hot day.


Coconut water is well known as isotonic cause have complete nutrient to recharge our body. 
There are so many products here that made from coconut, such as isotonic drink that packed on the bottle or tetrapack package.
That product made from immature coconut, that has the best taste.
Coconut water with the soft flesh is our favorite, so refreshing.


The water from mature coconut has less taste and volume, but the water is still useful.
This water is used to make 'nata de coco' or coconut jelly.
This tough jelly is great for iced drink and other dishes.


We also use this water on cooking so many traditional food to improve the taste, and also make the meat or chicken become tender and spicy.
Although the taste of this water is so plain but so useful.
This water is well known as traditional shortening to make so many traditional cakes.
Will you throw away your coconut water?

16 comments:

  1. I have planted coconut tree outside my house! ;)

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  2. Ohhh..coconut water..I love it! Mmmm...memang segar. My favourite. Saya masih ingat 2 tahun lepas sebulan puasa saya beli air kelapa untuk berbuka. Mujur tak effect apa2..kan setengah orang berpendapat air kelapa tidak eluk dimakan selalu. Sejuk.

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    1. saya pun sangat suka, sungguh segar untuk berbuka.

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  3. I'm guessing that this is the same as coconut milk that us sold here in cans,

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    1. Oh, that's different. Coconut water is fairy clear, but coconut milk is white.

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  4. Coconut is one of my favorites but I haven't had the water. It looks so good.

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    1. I hope someday you could try the fresh one.

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  5. I'm not keen on the taste of the coconut water from a mature fruit which we buy in our supermarkets, I'd like to try it from an immature fruit to see what the difference is.

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    1. The coconut water from fresh immature fruit is so sweet and fresh, it's much different to mature fruit that have picked from the tree from a long time. The water from mature fruit has plain taste.

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  6. Coconut water has become popular here for athletes. It is expensive though.

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    1. Yes, I see. Here, with 1 dollar, you will get tree fresh coconuts, and more than 1,5 liter of fresh coconut water inside.

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  7. I would love to be able to grow a coconut tree! I love the smell , and always buy shampoos etc which have coconut oil in.

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    1. That's great! Coconut oil has a lot of benefit for us.

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  8. I was lucky to try coconut water once abroad, but then I bought some in Paris and it didn't taste the same at all!

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    1. Yes, I think you try the fresh coconut water abroad. But coconut water that you find in Paris was not fresh anymore. The taste of coconut water will changed soon. So, we should drink the water as soon as it have picked and opened.

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