Have you ever experienced durian taste? How did you like it? via @afoodquest
While on our quest for authentic food in Southeast Asia, we could not miss the infamous Durian. There is no other fruit that inspires much debate amongst visitors to Southeast Asia. People either love durian taste or hate it, while remaining puzzled by the locals addiction to the fruit. Durian is known as the “King of Fruits” in Southeast Asia. The name comes from the Malay word for thorns, durio . It is characterized by its large size, strong odor and thorned skin or rind. Native of Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia, we encountered Durian in many Southeast Asian countries on our quest. Here is our attempt to make you appreciate the Durian taste through our experience in Southeast Asia.