Far away in Spain, these FB pictures of durian are driving me nuts! *drool
Hope the season is still going strong by the time I get home...
I think foreigners must be totally bemused as to why Singaporeans will do just about anything -- wherever they are -- to sink their teeth into this undisputable yellow-fleshed King of Fruits.
Meanwhile, the number of exotic varieties keep rising. I am inspired to (one day) write the definitive book on the durian, under an appropriate non de plume:
50 Shades of Yellow -- by D.U. Rian.
Research work starts now!...
Hail the king of fruit -- 10 types of durians from Malaysia
Durians: 8 Myths and Facts About the King of Fruits
There was even this "health advisory" that circulated online...
The choice is really yours. Me? I wash down my durian feasting with fresh coconut juice.