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September 28, 2013

The Pantry Quiz #54

Coconut milk

True or false?

Without coconut milk, I couldn't make some of my favorite Thai and Indian curries, so I always have a few cans in the pantry. Which of the following statements about coconut milk are true?

1. Coconut milk is the liquid you find inside a coconut when you split it open.
2. Coconut milk is low in saturated fat.
3. Coconut milk is dairy-free.
4. A piña colada cocktail is made with coconut milk, rum and pineapple juice.

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Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.

[Last week's answer: False. You can make an oil-and-acid based salad dressing without vinegar, but to be called a vinaigrette, the dressing must contain vinegar.]

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Comments

Number 1 is false the rest are true

I don't know for sure, but I think only number one is false?

Only three is true
Almost all fat in coconut is saturated fat

I'm with SouChef.

#3 is true. I do have it in my pantry. So good for so many things.

Pretty sure both 3 and 4 are true.

Yes, I believe SouChef and Susan are correct. Number 3 is the only true statement.

3 and 4 are true.
I keep 3-4 cans of coconut milk in the pantry.

I believe coconut milk is dairy free.

3 and 4 are true.

The liquid inside the coconut is coconut water. The fat from a coconut is saturated.

I think that 2 and 3 are correct.

Only 3 is true.

I think that #3 is true

I'm pretty sure Pina Coladas are made with Coconut Cream, but I don't really drink so i could be wrong. lol

only #3 is true

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