One of those marmite moments. A cross between an ice-cream custard flavoured with garlicky onions that smells of cat sick and days-old carrion. I quite liked it, but then I did pay for it. The large brown object is the seed, not my tongue. Some things in life you have to try or maybe not according to the wife.
Described by many as the King of Fruits, the Durian is very popular in southeast Asia. There are 30 known Durio species, nine of which are edible, and hundreds of varieties from varying plants.
Its unmistakable odour has led to its ban in public areas throughout Malaysia and Thailand but is popular roadside snack. I bought mine at the Oriental Supermarket, 44-45 Queens Road, Hastings. You only live once…