coconut Archive

Dyes from Philippine Plants

Dyeing using different plants has been a traditional practice. However, with the invention of artificial dyes and modern dyeing practices, such use of dyes from plants was soon abandoned. There are many Philippine plants which are good source of dyes – either bark or wood. There are plants which are naturally rich in tannic acid [&hellip

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How to Make Coconut Jam

Coconut jam is a traditional high-sugar coconut food product in the Philippines, commonly used as a dessert, bread spread, and rice cake topping. It is light to dark brown in colour, thick yet spreadable in consistency, with a rich, creamy coconut flavour. It is traditionally prepared by cooking sweetened coconut milk to a very thick [&hellip

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Mykovam: Effective growth enhancer for coconut

The Philippines, being a tropical country, is well-known for its coconut trees. Although abundant with coconut plantations, this does not necessarily amount to high productivity level. Studies showed that productivity level remains low in majority of the coconut planting areas in the country. This, according to earlier studies, was attributed to the lack of information [&hellip

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Coconut Production Guide

The coconut industry in the Philippines plays a key role in shaping national development. It is among the top ten export produce of the country as exhibited by the good export performance of both traditional and non-traditional coconut products. About one third of the country’s arable agricultural land or 3.26 million hectares is planted to [&hellip

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Beekeeping industry shows potential to thrive with Milea’s health care products with natural healing abilities

The beekeeping industry in the Philippines could thrive as micro-enterprise Milea has modeled a successful commercial health care venture that zeroes in on bee products’ “propolis” and other antibacterial properties that promote natural healing. From a company that imports bee products from the United States through traders, Milea Bath and Body Wellness Essentials is now [&hellip

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How to Make Cooking Oil and Cheese from Coconut Milk

This is a simple procedure on how to make cooking oil and cheese using coconut milk. Coconut cooking oil and coconut cheese making. COOKING OIL Procedure: 1. Weigh the grated coconut and press by the hands in a cheesecloth to extract the cream. Set aside. 2. To the second extraction, add 1 liter of water [&hellip

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How to Make Tahu from Coconut Milk

The original “tahu” made from soybean milk is a favorite snack food to both children and adults. However, a substitute material like coconut, can also be used in making “tahu”. The use of agar-agar (gulaman) and whole coconut milk produced rich, creamy, and milky-white product similar in appearance and taste with that of soybean milk [&hellip

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How to Make Nata de Coco from Coconut Milk

Another way of making Nata de Coco is by using coconut milk instead of its water. The same procedure in making Nata de Coco can be applied. Nata de Coco Using Coconut Milk Materials: 1 kilo Grated coconut 600 gms. Refined sugar 325 c Glacial acetic acid (available in drugstores) 1/2 liter Coconut water 12 [&hellip

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