Coconut Milk for Cooking


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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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This is not the water that you drink from a fresh nut. It is a white, milky liquid that is easily extracted from coconut flesh with hot water, and it is essential for much South-East Asian cooking. You can buy it in cans from most Asian shops, or you can buy ‘instant’ powder and simply mix it with water; these are both quite all right, but they do not get results as good as fresh milk yo