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Published on May 20, 2009
Elaina Love from http://purejoyplanet.com shows you how to easily open a young thai coconut. - Learn this and more at our Raw Vegan Culinary Academy (Paleo friendly and gluten free) - To find out more about Elaina and her courses, blog and get some free plant-based recipes go to http://purejoyplanet.com
Comment from Elaina: "Hi everyone! I hope you enjoy this easy method! Listen I know young coconuts are controversial and that the ones from Thailand are dipped in formaldehyde. There are now a lot of Organic coconuts coming from Mexico so be sure to look for those. If they are cracked anywhere, throw them away. Pink and purple meat is bad! The water should be clear not murky. Okay? Okay!" Throw the entire outer part away once you have removed the water and meat. They do not compost well unless you put them through a wood chipper.