How to open a coconut you ask? It's really not that hard once you get the hang of it. This video was created to add to homemade almond milk.
So what your going to do is use a butcher knife. You have to be really careful, you want to always make sure that you are cutting away from you. This is my technique:
Once the coconut is open you now have to scrape out all of the meat simply by using a spoon. There will be some pieces of the husk that you will need to clean off and they you are done.
Where can I find young coconuts?
The best place to find young coconuts in my experience is the Asian Market. When I purchase them I usually ask for an entire case which is nine coconuts. The current price I am paying for them is about $1.79 per piece. They tend to last a long time as long as you refrigerate them. If you see any dark or soft spots on the outside do not purchase.
What about contamination?
I use to be a little concerned about eating them because of rumors of being dipped in formaldehyde. After further research here is what I found:
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