Foodie Friday: Fresh Coconut Water

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Coconut water: the yummy liquid inside a young coconut shell My favorite drink for the summertime? Coconut water. It's actually known for keeping the body cool and regulating temperature. There are benefits to drinking it, like the fact that it's low in sugar. It's also anti-viral and anti-microbial, making it a great elixir to battle against sickness. While growing up, I drank the canned version. There was an Asian grocery store right next to our family restaurant. I loved sneaking … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Coconut Pancake

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Coconut pancake: Asian pancake with shredded coconut I never had this dish until I tried it at a local restaurant. It's a pancake filled with shredded coconut and sesame seeds. The crust is the hearty kind, not at all like a crepe or the IHOP breakfast variety. Inside, there's an intriguing tropical flair with the mashed coconut concoction. The sesame seeds balanced out the taste well, but overall I felt that the pancake was a bit too sweet.  … [Read more...]

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