coconut milk

noun

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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Chia pudding is made with the omega-3-rich soaked seeds, matcha and coconut milk, and topped with strawberries. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, "Green tea drinks, desserts fuse Japanese and Latin at Yoko Matcha | Miami Herald," 9 Jan. 2018 Using a handheld blender, whip the coconut milk fat until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Lauren Le Vine, Redbook, "This Bacon Tart Makes Us Want to Say "I Do" to the Paleo Diet," 12 June 2013 Coconut Melon Soup Yield: 4 to 5 servings (makes about 4 cups) Here, juicy melon is blended with honey, lime juice and coconut milk then chilled and served elegantly with a small scoop of coconut sorbet and a shower of fresh mint. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "This dessert could be cooler than ice cream on a hot day," 3 July 2018 The Lil’ Pop Shop in both West Philly (265 S. 44th St.) and Rittenhouse (229. S. 20th St.) has mastered the new-age Popsicle with fresh-fruit infusions of whole raspberries and lime, or coconut milk with hibiscus. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "The best icy desserts in Philadelphia | Craig LaBan," 3 July 2018 For example, rice milk, coconut milk and almond milk provide minimal amounts of protein. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Got alt-milk? How plant-based alternatives compare," 31 May 2018 Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl, beat the cream, coconut milk, sugar, and salt, gradually increasing the speed until medium peaks form, 2 to 4 minutes. Delish.com, Woman's Day, "Almond Joy Cupcakes," 5 Mar. 2018 Simmer, covered, with cauliflower and light coconut milk, 10 minute. Lori Powell And Janis Jibrin, Good Housekeeping, "Simple Tofu Green Curry Recipe," 7 Dec. 2017 Add coconut milk, tomato puree, soy sauce and brown sugar. Chronicle Staff, San Francisco Chronicle, "4 recipes from now-closed Terra in St. Helena," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of coconut milk

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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