So I did some goggle research and found this video on how to easily crack a coconut.
Then came the time to shred or peel. I peeled. I was liking the way they looked already so I knew then that I needed to do some 'how do you dry coconut' research for these lovely's and found out there's not a whole lot of info on it. Weird? I thought so.
After a bit more looking I was saved.
Here's the drying method: Preheat oven to 200 c. Lay out coconut curls evenly on a sheet pan with parchment paper. Bake for 60-90 min. Keep checking cause you don't want them to go brown but if they do just a bit... no worries. You've now got toasted coconut and that tastes just as good if not better.
Let cool and place in a jar or air tight container.