Coconut Milk is a sweet, milky white cooking base derived from the meat of a mature coconut. Coconut milk is prepared by squeezing the coconut meat. The color and rich taste of the coconut milk can be attributed to the high oil content and sugars.
Once opened, coconut milk’s cans must be refrigerated like other milk products and are usually only good for few days. It should not ever be left at room temperature, as the milk can spoil and turn sour easily.
Coconut Milk tends to stay fresh extended, which is most important in dishes where the coconut flavor is not competing with curries and other spicy.. Fat Contents of the Coconut Milk is approximately 17%. While Light Coconut Milk has a Fat Content of 10%.