big kitchen knife
sharp pointed smaller knife
How to open a coconut:
1. Hammer with the big knife on the nutshell. Then rotate the coconut a bit. Hammer on it again and again and let the striking points describe a concentric circle around the coconutshell.
2. Repeat to hammer on the coconut along the concentric circle line until the nutshell cracks open. If the nutshell is dry enough it will be removable from the pulp.
3. Remove the nutshell cap.
4. Cut out a thin segment of the coconut flesh and pour the juice a jar.
Advice for opening a coconut: The coconut and the juice can be kept in the fridge.
Opened coconut can be served with/as: