Coconut adds magic to everything it touches especially coconut milk which lends its creamy goodness to curries and sweet tropical flavour to drinks. It is cropping up in everything from non-dairy ice creams to soups and stews, and for good reason. Coconut milk is packed with vitamins, iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Coconut milk is also highly recommended for patients who are lactose intolerant, and can also be used as a vegan milk substitute in countless capacities. This ‘miracle liquid’ is made from grated and pressed brown coconut, simmered in water and then strained. But don’t confuse it with coconut water, which comes from the center of young green coconuts.
Cooking with Coconut Milk
Coconut milk plays an essential role in Thai cuisine. Baan Ying Singapore uses coconut milk and it is imported from Thailand where is well-known in coconut. Many dishes at Baan Ying are cooked with coconut milk also and it does enhance the flavour and also add great texture.
At Baan Ying Singapore which is Thai restaurant in Singapore located Novena Square, we offer many of the popular on the menu made with coconut milk. We highly recommend Tom Kha Gai Soup (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup with Galangal) which is Thai classic chicken and coconut soup with rich and dynamic flavour from quintessential Thai ingredients especially coconut milk. Don’t miss this dish when you visit us!
Tom Kha Gai Soup
Coconut water is one of the best sources of minerals in nature. It reminds of a while sandy beach of the sea and a clear blue sky. With a refreshing quality and unique natural aroma coconut juice can easily be introduced as an option to other conventional refreshing drinks, its natural quality is perfectly fits into today’s health conscious consumers. In Thailand, they are often sold by street vendors who cut them open with machetes or similar implements in front of customers.
Baan Ying Singapore which is Thai restaurant in Singapore offers you a tasty and refreshing coconut juice, with a longer shelf life, presenting the experience of signature Thai juice.
Source: https://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/how-to-cook-with-coconut-milk-the-miracle-liquid-1424287 & http://www.asiatic.co.th/coconut_juice.php
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