To Crack and Grate Fresh Coconut
- 1 fresh brown coconut
Preheat oven to 400°F. Pierce softest eye of coconut with a metal skewer or screwdriver and drain liquid into a bowl to sample (see note, above). Bake coconut in oven 15 minutes. With a hammer or back of a heavy cleaver break shell and with point of a strong knife remove flesh, levering it out ca...