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Best durian season now?

Postby nicxtreme » Sat, 09 Aug 2008 2:10 pm

Is it the best durian season now?

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Postby Vaucluse » Sat, 09 Aug 2008 2:15 pm

Best, not sure, but certainly peak season in Malaysia and Thailand . . . if I may suggest to try some of the orange Penang durian instead of going with the obvious D24s that are sold everywhere . . .

That delightful of bittersweet and creamy . . . going to the in-law's today to pick up some fromhis orchard!!!!!!!
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Postby nicxtreme » Sat, 09 Aug 2008 2:17 pm

where do they sell this kind of durian? I am buying D24 everyday€?

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Postby Vaucluse » Sat, 09 Aug 2008 2:19 pm

Giant may have them from time to time or you can pop over to JB and get some nice Kampong Durian - big stones, but very firm and tasty meat.
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Postby durain » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 6:04 pm

nicxtreme wrote:where do they sell this kind of durian? I am buying D24 everyday€?


wah... everyday ah!

Vaucluse wrote:Giant may have them from time to time or you can pop over to JB and get some nice Kampong Durian - big stones, but very firm and tasty meat.


wawlau... kampung durian is best man! all the new generation type of durian are just too predictable. once i had some "wild" durian. never even seen it before. very small size and with very long spikes.

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Postby QRM » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 6:12 pm

Where is the best place to get durians, I tried Combat and that was good, Does anyone know where there is a tree in the jungle, love to try one, I saw a cabby come out of the bushes all sweaty with a hand full of durians near the access road to the zoo.

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Postby durain » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 6:19 pm

dont know if there's any durian trees in singapore but defo can get some kampuing style durian if you drive along the east coast of malaysia. the best durian from malaysia used to be from segamat. that was donkey years ago before the GM durians.

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Postby QRM » Sun, 10 Aug 2008 6:30 pm

durain wrote:dont know if there's any durian trees in singapore but defo can get some kampuing style durian if you drive along the east coast of malaysia. the best durian from malaysia used to be from segamat. that was donkey years ago before the GM durians.


Apparently many durian trees in wooded area behind Yew Tee and Gali Batu flyovers on the Kranji Expressway. But jungle treking with a two year old and a machete is bound to end in tears.

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Postby local lad » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 9:31 am

Any europeans/caucasians here enjoy durians?

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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 9:51 am

Too much . . . Love 'em, love 'em, love 'em . . . so does my wife and my two-year old. :D
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Postby QRM » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 10:08 am

Funny our two year old daughter can smell a durian a mile off, and screams for the stuff, its one of the few things she will eat without a fuss.

So addictive, I have to admit the first few times, was hard, it felt like i was eating pureed mangoes and onions, my tummy gurgled all night. I persevered its the "when in Rome" syndrome and now love it.

Bit like when in Japan you have to try and like Nut-toh, to really blend in.
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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 11:19 am

Na-to - first introduced to me at the Osaka airport sushi counter . . . a staple favourite as well . . . add to the list patay and no-one will be near me . . .
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Postby durain » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 5:45 pm

QRM wrote:Funny our two year old daughter can smell a durian a mile off, and screams for the stuff, its one of the few things she will eat without a fuss.


haha! mine too! been well trained to love the stuff!!!

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Postby Dealer » Wed, 18 Feb 2009 8:53 pm

When I first arrived here last year I couldn't stand the smell of the stuff now I am going out searching for top dollar Durian. I eat so much the condo stinks I stink, my clothes stink, but I love it! :???:
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Postby Dealer » Wed, 18 Feb 2009 8:54 pm

local lad wrote:Any europeans/caucasians here enjoy durians?

Forgot to say yes I am european/caucasian! :o


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