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Young coconuts, also known as ma-prao orn, are encased with a uniquely shaped ivory shell. The Young coconut is harvested directly from the tree before it has time to age and drop like the more mature white and brown husked coconuts. Inside is a refreshing juice and a soft jelly-like meat. This white coconut meat offers a sweet flavor that is soft enough to be eaten with a spoon.
Young coconuts are available year-round.
Young coconuts provide a source of calcium, carbohydrates, a trace of iron and dietary fiber. The water in this coconut is very high in electrolytes. One average coconut contains about 140 calories. Saturated fat is present in coconut meat, a rarity for fruits and vegetables.
Young coconuts are especially ideal for making desserts. They can be used to flavor a variety of baked goods, ice cream, pies, sorbets and beverages. Flavor frosting for cakes and cookies. Make a colorful sweet topping for baked goods and confections. The fresh coconut water can be slightly frozen where the juice will turn to ice and can be eaten like a sorbet. Blend coconut water and flesh to make a smoothie or a base for soups. For flavor variation, add avocado, dates, figs, carob powder or maple syrup. To store, always refrigerate.
In India, coconut meat is said to be especially beneficial for pregnant women and new mothers. In Sanskrit, this palm tree is called, "kalpa vriksha", meaning the "tree which provides all the necessities of life". In Brazil, the word "coco" refers to the fruit of all the varieties of the coconut palm. In Bahia, the coconut is considered one of the region's holy trinity of ingredients, joining malagueta pepper and palm oil. In Thailand, the coconut is the country’s most important crop and the Thais use every part of the coconut tree – from using the green husk for fertilizer, to shaping the hard shells into bowls, spoons and ladles, and even using old dried-out coconuts for floats to teach young children to swim.
In the Philippines, "buko" is the term for "young coconut". These coconuts are harvested before they reach maturity and the grated buko is soaked in the water of the Young coconut to make a special buko juice. Another unusual coconut is the macapuno that grows in the Philippines. The cavity is not filled with the usual liquid but rather is full of a gelatinous flesh that is also eaten with a spoon. Called Nam Hom, Thailand is a major producer and exporter.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Optimum Health Institute of San Diego||Lemon Grove CA||619-589-4022|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Choice Juicery LLC. Vista||Vista CA||619-508-7537|
|OH Juice Inc.||carlsbad CA||619-908-1150|
|The Land & Water Company Bar||Carlsbad CA||760-729-5263|
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|Unico Juice Shop||San Diego CA||619-230-5444|
|Hotel Del Coronado 1500 Restaurant||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Gamma Phi Beta||San Diego CA||310-634-2371|
|Campfire Bar||Carlsbad CA||858-231-0862|
|Polite Provisions||San Diego CA||619-677-3784|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Georges at the Cove Bar||San Diego CA||858-454-5702|
Recipes that include Young Coconut. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Just Glowing with Health||Raw Vegan Coconut Curry Soup|
|The Delicious Revolution||Coconut Wraps|
|Real Raw Kitchen||Mango, Coconut, Basil Wraps|
|Young and Raw||Cultured Coconut Yogurt|
|Jun Blog||Buko Pie|
|Tales of a Kitchen||Vegan Coconut Lime Cream Cake|
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Lakewinds Food Co-op
Near Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
About 570 days ago, 8/27/16
Bear Foods Natural Market Washington, United States
About 639 days ago, 6/19/16
Spotter's comments : I spotted organic Young Thai Coconuts at Bear Foods Natural Market !
PCC Natural Markets
PCC Natural Markets - FremontNear Seattle, Washington, United States
600 N 34th St, Seattle 98103
About 723 days ago, 3/27/16
Spotter's comments : Young Coconuts spotted at PCC Natural Markets. Young coconut water filled with electrolytes and ready to drink!