22 Jan '15, 7pm

All hail the delicious, disgusting durian fruit.

All hail the delicious, disgusting durian fruit.

“To eat it seems to be the sacrifice of self-respect; but, endure it for a while, with closed nostrils, taste it once or twice, and you will cry for durians thenceforth, even — I blush to write it — even before the glorious mangosteen.” This praise for durians from 19th century travel writer Bayard Taylor sums up the complicated feelings the fruit can cause — it’s stinky and confusing and beloved by many. About that odor. Hot poop garbage, wet sock, rotten road kill, nasty dead fish, rotten onions, dead rat, fart — these are just some descriptions of the smell. Not to mention that fresh durians cause bad breath and may cause issues if you’re using a shared bathroom. These characteristics divide world populations into two groups: pro-durian and anti-durian. For many in the first group, their love for durian is natural. The sweetness and the silky flesh — though haters say t...

Full article: http://modernfarmer.com/2015/01/hail-disgusting-delicious...

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Is it a cake? Is it a durian? Well, it’s both!

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