A story behind: Food

Challenge #7 in the Awareness series. Hosted by Kokeen4231.
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All over the world there are different food cultures. Submit a photo of any type of food with a certain tradition behind or common staples from any specific country which must be mentioned. Fruits are allowed here but you must state the native country of the fruit. It does not have to be fancy food. For example, you can show the simple food people in Africa can afford.
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Coconuts (dehusked), Thailand
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The 'milk' and flesh of the coconut are nutricious and free from contaminants, even in high temperatures. They make safe eating anywhere in the tropics.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 29th January, 2013 10:46 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 23rd December, 2008
Focal length: 55.9 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 80
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