Shredded Coconut

Dessert doesn’t have to always be rich and caloric to be flavorful. With an abundance of coconut and papaya on the island, this is an easy, affordable treat.


  • 1 Fresh coconut
  • cInnamon, to taste
  • 1 Fresh papaya, sliced or cubed
  • 2 tbsp sugar


Chop open the coconut with a large knife. Pout out the milk and set aside. Shred the coconutflesh into a bowl. Top with cinnamon to taste and papaya, and drizzle with the coconutmilk. Add a dash of sugar for additional sweetness.

liza gershman