coconut cream


Coconut cream is sometimes called for in curried dishes, drinks, salad dressings and so on. It can be prepared by combining 1 part water or milk with 4 parts coconut meat, simmering until foamy and straining through cheesecloth.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Dairy-Free Coconut "Whipped Cream"

Turn a can of coconut milk into rich, creamy, but completely dairy free whipped "cream."

Coffee-Coconut Ice Cream Bombe — Most Popular Pin of the Week

It's no wonder Food Network Magazine's next-level ice cream-based dessert is a fan favorite. It is easy to make and delivers wow-worthy results.

The Versatile Coconut

There are plenty of coconut products available in the supermarket: coconut milk, coconut water, coconut flour -- here's a breakdown of what each is.

Winning Coconut Recipe

Sweet scones from a California reader came out on top in our coconut-themed contest.

Coconut Diet 101

This ever popular diet has a die-hard following. We’ll tell you if coconut oil is the ultimate superfood that’ll help you shed pounds or just another fad diet making waves.

Coconut Water: Is It Healthy?

Everyone is buzzing about the benefits of coconut water as an alternative to sports drinks like Gatorade. But do the health claims live up to the hype?

Coconut Oil: Good Or Bad?

Many praise this high-fat oil as a healthy choice, but is coconut oil really a safe option for cooking?

Is It Healthy? Coconut Sugar

Health claims surrounding coconut products are controversial in the nutrition world. Is the newest craze a healthy choice? Get the sweet facts on coconut sugar.

Banana-Coconut Pudding Smoothie

The best way to add sweetness to your smoothie without adding sugar? Dates.

Robin's Healthy Take: Coconut Shrimp

Robin puts a healthy spin on coconut shrimp for less than 200 calories per serving.