Today, Saigon Free Day Tours (free walking tour Saigon) will have a piece of writing about coconuts and some delicious dishes made from coconuts – a very popular tropical fruit.
As you know, Coconuts are known as “the Tree of life” and can produce beverages, food, utensils, musical instruments and so on.
Coconut water (the transparent liquid which is in the center of green coconuts) itself contains a lot of vitamins and minerals, which help us become healthier.
Coconut milk (the liquid that is pressed and from the grated flesh of ripe coconuts) especially is one of the important ingredients to make many irresistible dishes. Here are some delicious dishes to make with coconut milk.
1. Coconut jelly
Coconut jelly usually makes from coconut water and coconut milk. People cook the coconut water and coconut milk with gelatin or agar. They make two different layers with coconut water agar is the based and coconut milk agar layer on the top.
2. Coconut coffee
Do you know the combination of coffee and coconut milk go beautifully well together? People mix the coffee and coconut milk to make a latte, or smoothies combine coffee, coconut milk and condense milk then blended all things with ice to make a scrumptious beverage.
3. Coconut candies
In Vietnam, Ben Tre province (A province in Mekong Delta) is really famous with coconut candies. The main ingredients of the candies are coconut flesh, coconut cream, and malt syrup. Coconut candies are one of the local specialties to your friends and family after a trip to Vietnam.
4. Coconut ice-cream
Coconut ice-cream is made from fresh milk and coconut milk. We usually eat coconut ice-cream with a lot of toppings such as coconut flakes, sticky rice, coconut flesh, etc. The special things to make it differ from other kinds of ice-creams is everything put into a coconut shell.
There are also many more things we can do with coconuts, and these are a good deal of irresistible food with coconuts that you should try once when you visit Vietnam. And if you come to Ho Chi Minh City, it is our please to accompany you in a free tour Saigon. Visit our website for more information: https://saigonfreedaytours.com