You can't beat fresh coconut to use in all your recipes far superior to the dried version for all recipes & not as hard as you would think to open & use. Grated raw coconut flesh also freezes well for up to 6 months so you can have fresh on hand when you need it too.
So how do you crack open your whole coconut using everyday household tools?
visit this blog for a great step by step instruction: http://food52.com/blog/9533-how-to-crack-and-use-a-whole-coconut
Short You Tube how to crack open a coconut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFDePsAqxnI
& also ways to prepare coconut flesh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCdvrEWL4NQ
Origin: Spray free non fumigated Tongan Coconuts