Coconut milk is the extracted liquids from the meat of the nut. It's not the juice that you pour out of the nut or drink lazily on the shores of tropical islands.

A mature coconut is selected judging from the colour of the outer husk. You select a nut with the outer husk turning from green to brown so it's a mature nut. This will render a high oil content which when suspended in water is a major component of the coconut milk.

The husk is removed by rough paring with a machete. The nut is crack...
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