Ianqui's 365 Project

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

226/365: King of the fruit

King of the fruit

When I visited Singapore as a teenager, I refused to eat the durian. They just smell so bad, although aficionados swear that they taste heavenly. I suppose that if I ever want to revisit the issue, I just need to walk back down to Chinatown again.

Today's visit to Chinatown was both fun and productive.


At 8/14/2007 10:55 PM, Blogger Anastasia said...

uuggghhh they smell awful! my husband lived for several years with his family in malaysia and he tried to get me to eat it exactly once but I refused even though we'd just started dating and I would have done most anything to impress him. yech.

At 8/15/2007 5:14 AM, Blogger my15minutes said...

What IS it??

At 8/15/2007 10:52 AM, Blogger jayfish said...

i personally don't think they're all that. they're okay in an exotic fruit kinda way but not delicious. maybe it's an aquired taste?

At 8/15/2007 3:59 PM, Blogger Ampersand said...

I've never seen them before, but I can't say they look all that good. And if they smell bad too, then no way.

At 8/15/2007 11:28 PM, Blogger Dalissa 365 said...

We bought one before but it honestly tasted as bad as it smelled... so I don't know what the hype is all about, that is, if there is hype.


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