Mar 03

What About Some Durian?

One friend of mine said, you either love the durian fruit or hate it. There can be no neutral feeling towards this fruit with quite a distinctive smell :)  Well, you can count me in as one of those who love it :)

Some friends from New Zealand claim that the best tasting durian in the world is found in Malaysia. Well, I am not sure about that. Although I have been to Malaysia, I didn’t get the chance to taste their durian while I was there. I have tried durian in the Philippines (particularly from Davao), Thailand and Singapore. Guess what? I think it is delicious whichever place it came from.

The durian fruit is a significant source of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. For more information on this “amazing” fruit as well as some of its health benefits, click here.

Ok, so are you eating durian with me or not? :)

Weighing the durian my friends & I bought in Singapore

Note: This post is linked with Food Trip Friday, Blog Photo Challenge, Color Connection, Yummy Sunday, Green Monday


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  1. Mrs.D

    oh,my! I miss durian…I can’t wait to have a piece when I get back to pinas…soon!

    thanks for joining BPC!

  2. Leah H.

    I don’t eat fresh durian only candies:)

    Visiting from the challenge- hope you can stop by:)


  3. Adin B

    Honestly, I have never tried this fruit even though I am from the Philippines. I should and I will when we get back to Pinas someday. :) Visiting via BPC.


  4. Lulu

    I will never enjoy the goodness of durian because I can’t stand its smell. I haven’t tried eating it yet.

    Visiting from Photo Blog Challenge and my entry is here:http://www.litetalks.com/yellow-purse/

  5. Jessica Cassidy

    I miss eating durian Sis Deli :-) but I have durian candy here but it is hard to eat :-( Visiting from Yummy Sunday, hope that you can return the visit too.

  6. Family Eats and Travels

    it’s raining durian too in Davao.. heheh :) dropping by for YS :)

  7. Mai

    i’ve only eaten durian candies and i love durian candies. i hope it would be the same for me when i eat the actual fruit.

  8. emzkie

    i think the best is in Davao although i havent tasted the durian from other country. hehe.. from davao kc ako. hahaha

    from BPC

  9. chubskulit

    I never had durian before, para lang ba syang langka? Thanks fpr linking up to Color Connection.

    1. Deli

      Not really :) It has a different kind of sweet and creamy, too :) It has a strong, distinct smell that’s why some people don’t really like it.

  10. FoodTripFriday

    I can’t really cast my vote because i never had eaten Durian yet,ever!

  11. cheerful

    its everywhere in cambodia and i am seeing it also here in thailand…but i never had the chance to tried it, maybe someday! i’m sure, i am missing something. hehehe! visiting from FTF, hope to see you around. thanks and have a great week. :)

    1. Deli

      Thanks for letting us know there’s durian in Cambodia :) Some of our travelling durian lovers, I’m sure, would check it out whenever they get to Cambodia.

      1. cheerful

        your welcome po. :) back here again from last week’s YS, sorry was late! see you around. thanks and have a great weekend. :)

      2. cheerful

        your welcome po. :) back here again from last week’s YS, sorry was late! see you around. thanks and have a great weekend. :)

  12. KM

    i love durian pastillas :D does that count? ;)

    1. Deli

      Pwede :)

  13. Leovi

    I’ve never tried the Durian is the first time I see them. They must be very good.

  14. Sahm's Dining Diary

    My daughter’s fave, she always love to eat that. Visiting from YS

  15. Rcel

    Durian feasting is always fun and great when it is spent with friends or family! Kaya ayaw soloha na Ma’am aron di ka matuk-an. Just kidding! I love Durian, but for reasons I don’t know why, dali ra ko masumhan. Di ko kahurot ug more than one flesh from its liso. But I sure enjoy seeing my companions feasting on them! :D I’ve heard that the best durian is from Thailand daw. When I lived in Davao and had a lot of them, I would say the Davao kind are the best! But when I’ve tasted the ones bore from our own durian tree in Bukidnon, I concluded that those the the best kinds! :)

    I miss eating them. Maabot diri kay frozen from thailand and I dread its smell na. Lahi ra jud ang presko kaayo nga open.

    BPC hop!

  16. rona

    Oh! I love durian! And I don’t really mind the smell you know. That’s why I wonder why some people hate it. Different taste buds tlaga. Paying a visit here from CC!

  17. Perfectly Blended

    Oh, I don’t eat durian. :( But my husband loves it very much!

  18. mommynuts

    Oh, whenever we’re in supermarket, I always want to get one in my cart because of the smell but I actually don’t like the taste. I eat somehow, but I don’t really love the taste. ok lang.. hihi

  19. Jessica Cassidy

    I love durian Candice too Sis, they are so sweet, am sure it is as delish as your durian :-) visiting late from FTF, hope that you can return the visit too.


  20. Oh Gosh Gulay

    oh no! am badly craving for Durian now..i guess, i need to go back home soon… ;(

    ..dropping by from YS. Crystal Shoe Cake is my entry. :D

  21. Jessica Cassidy

    I am not sure if I eat durian before Sis :-) Visiting this time from Green Monday, hope that you can return your visit too.

  22. my green living ideas

    ooh i miss durian, hubby wants to buy one in the mall but the price is a little bit high, so i will just wait for someone to go to davao and bring home durian sweets again (wink)

    thanks for sharing and hope to see you on next green monday.

  23. cheerful

    back here po from CC naman, na-iimagine ko na naman tuloy ang amoy ng durian, hehehe! here’s my link: http://pinaymum.info/cj/cjs-cooking/ just because i forgot to linked up last week, i still hope you can visit me back. thanks and have a great week. :)

  24. Glenn

    Hi – this year’s World Durian Festival takes place 4-13 May in Chnathaburi, Thailand; some info and photos from last year’s event here:
    There is a ‘Miss Durian World beauty/fashion show, but i am unsure in the entrants have to eat durian on stage.! Or have a face like a durian.
    We live 3km from Noen Soong which is the main market/selling and distribution point for local durian. Chanthaburi produces 80% of the Thailand durian export crop of 220,000 tonnes, it goes mainly to China (40%) and Malaysia, Cambodia, Taiwan, Indonesia and Singapore.

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