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Is leite de coco vegan?

Leite de coco is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is leite de coco?

Leite de coco is a creamy, rich and slightly sweet ingredient commonly used in Brazilian cuisine. It is made by blending grated coconut meat with warm water, then squeezing the mixture through a cheesecloth to extract the milky liquid. Leite de coco adds an unmistakable tropical flavor and aroma to dishes like curries, stews, soups, desserts, and cocktails. Its high-fat content makes it perfect for thickening and enriching sauces, while its natural sweetness pairs well with spicy or acidic ingredients. Leite de coco is also a vegan alternative to dairy milk and cream, and it is packed with nutrients such as fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making it suitable for a healthy and balanced diet.

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