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By Steven Li on 2007-07-01

July 01, 2007

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We’re here today at a coconut and palm sugar farm/factory. Stupid me, I had no idea that palm sugar was made from the same plant as the coconut! Nonetheless, it was a good lesson learned (even though I couldn’t understand half of what the tour guide was trying to say), and I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.

The coconut plant…

and the pod…those little marble rounds you see are baby coconuts, neato eh? ;)

Starting the fire to roast the coconuts…

…and here they are roasting away, hehe.

This cloth separates the coconut oil and palm sugar

Here’s the oil…

…and the palm sugar. It’s like crack candy, I tell you!

At the end of the day you’re left with a TON of coconut husks.

Grating coconut meat to make…

coconut cream!

And how we leave without a coconut of our own? The liquid is particularly refreshing on this hot day, but it’s the young, supple and sweet meat that I love the most :)



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