This is available as: strip (thread), desiccated, or flour. It can be used in place of ground almonds in many recipes. The desiccated coconut may be roasted to make an attractive decorative medium.
These must first be cooked either by roasting or boiling. They can be made into a sweetmeat by preserving in sugar - marron glace. This may be crushed or made into a puree and used to flavour many types of sweet dishes.