Share via Email A woman selling durians. The infamous durian — regarded the king of fruit in much of south-east Asia — is best known for its pungent smell, variously compared to sewage, rotting flesh or, at best, ripe cheese.
Airports, public transport systems and many hotels throughout South East Asia put up big notices in the durian season, forbidding the fruit due to its aroma.
The various preferences regarding ripeness among consumers make it hard to issue general statements about choosing a "good" durian. In the species name, zibethinus refers to Durian world smelliest fruit ever Indian civetViverra zibetha. It is neither acidic nor sweet nor juicy; yet it wants neither of these qualities, for it is in itself perfect.
In Palembang, Pangasius catfish can be either cooked as tempoyak ikan patin fish in tempoyak curry or as brengkes pepes tempoyak, which is a steamed fermented durian paste in banana leaf container.
He has used it in a silky gelato with coconut and ripe banana, which, he says, are the closest foods to durians in texture and taste: A typical durian tree can bear fruit after four or five years.
Some species grow so tall that they can only be collected once they have fallen to the ground, whereas most cultivars of D. Sometimes the ash of the burned rind is added to special cakes.
Despite its great local popularity, the raw fruit is forbidden from some establishments such as hotels, subways and airports, including public transportation in Southeast Asia. Sambal Tempoyak is a Sumatran dish made from the fermented durian fruit, coconut milk, and a collection of spicy ingredients known as sambal.
For some people in northern Thailandthe preference is for the fruit to be soft and aromatic. The name durian comes from the Malay word duri thorn together with the suffix -an for building a noun in Malay. Anderson thinks durians will remain a niche food: In Sabahred durian is fried with onions and chilli and served as a side dish.
The green, spiky durian is an awkward travel companion: Mon Thong is the most commercially sought after, for its thick, full-bodied creamy and mild sweet-tasting flesh with relatively moderate smell emitted and smaller seeds, while Chanee is the best in terms of its resistance to infection by Phytophthora palmivora.
Then there is a rich glutinous smoothness in the pulp which nothing else possesses, but which adds to its delicacy. There are many varieties some sweeter, some meatier and the specialists prefer the more savoury flavour, a complex series of tastes.
Tempoyak can be eaten either cooked or uncooked, is normally eaten with rice, and can also be used for making curry. A rich custard highly flavoured with almonds gives the best general idea of it, but there are occasional wafts of flavour that call to mind cream-cheese, onion-sauce, sherry-wine, and other incongruous dishes.
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Durian is renowned as the world's stinkiest fruit. Imagine being trapped in a spaceship with the world's smelliest fruit. Thailand's space research agency has just announced plans to send durian to space by July, as part of a project to produce.
Durian – Is this the World’s Smelliest Fruit? Categories: It seems extraordinary that anyone ever tried to eat a durian in the first place. Often as big as a rugby ball and covered in a thick hard skin of prickles which make it tricky to handle, the stench is much more off.
Durian is one of the naturally strongest smelling fruits I have ever come across. And apparently I am not the only one who feels that way.
It is actually forbidden to even have any of the fruit with you on public transport and in some hotels because its odor is considered so revolting by some.Download