However, and this is where I reveal my discovery, it should be noted that dessicated coconut is not a good alternative to creamed coconut or coconut milk. Even after being whizzed in the blender, it was still possible to make out the bits of coconut in the soup. And get them stuck in between your teeth.
(And I am very impressed with myself: I spelled dessicated right first time.)
My second culinary discovery happened this afternoon.
I've been grumbling for some time that the lettuce, cucumber and even mushrooms in the salad drawers at the bottom of the fridge have been getting frozen solid. Today I found the little knob at the back of the fridge that enables me to turn up the temperature!
I've only had the fridge 14 months ...