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Durian

21 Ratings: 1.9
A fruit from southeast Asia distinctive for its large size, unique odour, and formidable thorn-covered husk.

The durian is the fruit of several tree species belonging to the genus Durio and the Malvaceae family (although some taxonomists place Durio in a distinct family, Durionaceae). Widely known and revered in southeast Asia as the "king of fruits", … see full wiki

5 reviews about Durian
review by . August 12, 2009
posted in Gourmand
Durian
I'm not gonna lie, I use to HATE durian with a passion when I was a little kid.  Maybe it was the way it smelled to me then (some say that it's comparable to sweaty gym socks, but I've grown so accustomed to it that it's actually kind of fragrant to me now), or the way it looked (the shell looks like Spinies from Super Mario, and the innards look like brains with a giant avocado seed), or its texture (it's like biting into a cream puff... only without the puff part), or …
Quick Tip by . October 01, 2011
Tried Durian today for the first time ever, it was pretty good actually! Once you start chewing it, the offensive smell dissipates and it tastes yummy. Best of all, my almost 3 year old loves it! :)
Quick Tip by . April 26, 2010
posted in Fruit Lovers
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King of tropical fruits. You haven't grasp the meaning of fruits until you try this one out! ;-)      One man's poison, another man's meat (or profit? ;-)). It's the smell, baby, the smell!!! Best to take a glass of salt water after Durian as it is quite 'heaty'! Do not drink wine with Durians. It will kill. 
Quick Tip by . March 30, 2010
posted in Go Indonesia
Durian in Indonesia are cheap and good. Yum! Must eat! ***drooling***
Quick Tip by . March 10, 2010
posted in The Rice Table
King of the tropical fruits with a large following in Asia. I love this fruit & also when made into icecreams, drinks, cakes & love letters!
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