May 27, 2004

Grilled Coconut

From the Charlotte Observer:

Grilled coconut is another unexpected taste: No one expects the flavor, but it's extraordinary. Crack a fresh coconut and slice it into wedges. Lay the pieces white-side down directly on the grill and grill over low coals until toasty brown. (This can take up to 15 minutes, depending on how hot your coals are.) Dip the coconut into the melted chocolate and munch away: A candy bar flavored with smoke. You have to taste this one to believe it.

Full story here: http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/living/food/8757016.htm?1c

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May 16, 2004

Indian Movie Star's Beauty Secrets: It's All in the Coconut

From Sify Movies comes this article about how a Bollywood movie star in India relies on coconut paste and coconut water to keep her beauty (now I've heard everything):

What happens when 'Bijli' meets 'pani'? Well, you get a shock. With Czech-born supermodel Yana Gupta soaking up coconut water, audiences are certainly in for an electrifying experience.

Gorgeous Gupta, who is gearing up to do yet another item number after her sizzling appearances in 'Dum' and 'Rakth', says 'Nariyal Pani' (Coconut water) and 'Nariyal ki Chatni' (Coconut paste) are the two most important ingredients of her sex appeal.

Full story here.

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Coconut Hazards

Coconut tree falls on child in Male, Maldives. Story from Haveenu Daily here.

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