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#183683 - 11/01/05 06:11 PM Fresh Coconut  
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Wittsend Offline
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Ok, been pondering some recipes and thought I'd experement a little w/ local fare. I've seen many places for fruits and veggies, but I haven't noticed anyone selling fresh coconut. With all the trees I'd think it would be plentiful, but perhaps that's the problem, nobody needs to buy because everyone can get them off a tree?

Anyway, does anyone have suggestions where to get fresh coconut? Preferably cracked and or chunked, but I'd even take whole.

Thanks! ~ MJ

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#183684 - 11/01/05 06:17 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  
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Food for thought!

#183685 - 11/01/05 06:23 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  
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I've seen lots of resort maintenance personnel climbing trees for guests!

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#183686 - 11/01/05 06:27 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  
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I'm guessing they are telling you to get out your machette!

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#183687 - 11/01/05 06:37 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  

we purchased shelled, cubed coconut from a street vendor w/ a cart in September

#183688 - 11/01/05 07:18 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  
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Probably David, he has a stand at Oscar's Gym when he's not on the road.

#183689 - 11/01/05 10:32 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  
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Peter Singfield in xaibe village makes killer coconut oils. i'd ask him

they have lotsa piles of coconuts in their yard. perhaps he could resize em. another job to keep those kids busy!!!!

#183690 - 11/01/05 11:38 PM Re: Fresh Coconut  
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Thanks for all the suggestions everyone, I'll use them to do some further hunting and let you know how it goes. Irish, I'll save that for when you get here. You climb the tree, I'll chop'em!

~ MJ

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