30 Sep '15, 11am

I Ate Durian For The First Time And Actually Liked It

Durian is a fruit native to Southeast Asia and is distinctly known for its strong (read: foul) odor. It’s a pretty large fruit with a husk covered in thorns. In the Philippines, durian is largely grown in Mindanao, particularly in the Davao region. From where I came from, durian — like balut — is always a hit or miss. Personally, I never really thought about it. Probably because I live far away from where the fruit is cultivated. Plus, no one in my family is crazy enough about it to actually buy one from the local supermarket where it’s made ~easily accessible~. I only see (smell?) durian at the fruit section of groceries. Putting a stinky fruit inside a closed, air conditioned room is not the best idea. But grocery shopping is a chore I actually enjoy. I am the Miranda Priestly of grocery shopping. I have a strategy, and part of that strategy is to avoid the fruit section...

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