Jun 26, 2005, 6:26 PM
Post #7 of 8
Yes, I liked your spinach recipe even minus the palm oil.
Along the Mexican Pacific coast, we often found palm trees with the small nuts from which oil is extracted in old plantations.
Mexican friends would smash the hard outer surface with a rock and munch the nut-meat which is decidely oily and chewy. And share.
Good luck finding some palm oil.
Coconuts are reportedly not native to the Americas but were carried by ocean currents and maybe later by boat.
Coconuts bobbing in the ocean waves resembled 'heads' of people. In Mexico your head can be nicknamed your 'coco'.
Once on the beach in Melaque a friend started screaming when she spied the bobbing head of her drowned five year old daughter.
I ran into the waves and grabbed for...the coconut!
After everyone calmed down, we had a good laugh
The daughter had gone up to our house to bring down more beach toys.
Boy, did she catch it when she got back!
Now this high-cal gal is going to try that other low-cal spinach recipe:)