Thursday, December 3, 2009

Making Coconut Candy in the Mekong

Another commodity is the Vietnamese Coconut Candy.

Below: Coconuts, fresh from the trees.

Below: The coconut is mixed in with sugar, rice water and a number of other natural goodies, like ginger.

Below: the blistering hot caramel candy.

Below: The finished product.

Below: then the women tirelessly wrap the candy in rice paper.

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