coconut milk


Definition of coconut milk

1 : a thick, white, milky liquid extracted from grated coconut after it has been soaked in boiling water

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Vegan ice creams often rely on coconut milk (see the recipes below) or nuts, or a combination, for their fat. Washington Post, "How to create the ice cream of your dreams," 9 July 2019 Popular choices include the Green Bowl (with organic graviola, spirulina and hemp seeds), Dragon Bowl (featuring organic pitaya, coconut milk and bananas) and Vitality Bowl (with organic açaí, strawberries and honey). Joey Morona,, "Vitality Bowls brings açaí bowl craze to Rocky River," 28 June 2019 At Apey Kade in Tarzana, restaurant critic Bill Addison’s dopamine levels spike at the trays of spiced coconut milk gravy, pol sambol and string hoppers — thin rice flour noodles., "How we’re getting ready for summer," 22 June 2019 The drink can be made with or without coconut milk. Maura Judkis, The Know, "The new Starbucks dragonfruit drink tastes like — oh, who cares? It’s pink!," 18 June 2019 Combine the cashews, coconut milk, honey, lemon juice, and salt in the bowl and blend until smooth, about 30 seconds. Marley Marius, Vogue, "Here’s How to Make 2018’s Most-Googled Food," 12 Dec. 2018 Coconut water and coconut milk coffees were among the first — even Trader Joe’s has a canned coconut cream cold brew now. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, "Canned coffee is suddenly a lot more interesting, with funky flavors and many more bubbles," 27 June 2019 This includes a bottled coconut milk-pandan latte as well as an Instagram-ready glowing blue butterfly pea flower latte. Jordan Michelman,, "What’s brewing in Chinatown: a microguide to four unique coffee bars," 21 June 2019 Hoppers, or appam, are an even more typical variation: a breakfast staple (that can really be eaten any time of day) made of a yeasted rice flour and coconut milk batter. Bill Addison, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Seek out Sri Lankan hoppers and fish curry at Apey Kade in Tarzana," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of coconut milk

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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English Language Learners Definition of coconut milk

: the liquid that is inside a coconut

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