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Coconut Milk/Coconut Cream/Creamed Coconut

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NotQuiteCockney Wed 06-Apr-05 20:08:03

Basically, what are each of these for? I keep using coconut milk to try to make a sauce, and it ends up runny. I used creamed coconut to make a sauce, and it ended up greasy and a bit too coconutty, so to speak.

So what is each for?

morningpaper Wed 06-Apr-05 20:09:24

What kind of recipe are you trying to follow?!?!

Coconut milk is usually used in curries to make them creamy.

NotQuiteCockney Wed 06-Apr-05 20:12:37

If it's a recipe, I'm fine, I just put in the one they say. It's more of a problem when I'm just putting something together, if you know what I mean.

Whenever I cook with coconut milk, it ends up wattery. Oh, except when I use it to make satay sauce, that works fine.

chipmonkey Wed 06-Apr-05 20:24:35

i just add cornflour if its watery

Pinotmum Wed 06-Apr-05 20:44:21

I buy Bart's coconut cream (blue carton) and it gives a nice thick creamy sauce. I used coconut milk on sunday and it's too watery for the recipe I was trying so tonight I used Coconut Cream and it was lovely.

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