costs 120 per kilo in other cities compared to the P40 in the local market.
Young chef Patrick Co puts a Davao spin on tin-can cakes: homemade durian
jam is layered with durian
mousse and durian
pound cake and thick white chocolate ganache.
Musang Kings are considered premium durians
due to their intense yet well-balanced, custardy sweet taste.
The thorny durian
is a delicacy in much of Asia but also controversial - you either love it or hate it.
The exotic durian
is native to Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysian rainforests.
Mr Rodthong owns a durian
farm and the centre processes some 50 tonnes of it every day.
"As soon as I have an in-law, I will give up all my assets to him," Rodthong said whose durian
farm processes some 50 tonnes of the fruit every day, and is the biggest in the region.
A crowd of people reach out to claim free durians
, hailed as the 'king of fruits' by fans, during the 'Kenduren' festival in Jombang, East Java on Sunday.
In the jungle-clad district of Raub in central Malaysia, swathes of rainforest have recently been chopped down to make way for a new plantation, with durian
seedlings protected by netting planted across bare hillsides.
" The durian
fruit and "balut" are among the 80 delicacies considered as the world's "most disgusting food." Although durian
is described in the museum's website as an "infamously stinky fruit from Thailand," the fruit is also grown in the Philippines, particularly in Davao.
The report points out that Malaysia's Raub region, which is frequented by Chinese and Singapore tourists on 'durian
tours,' is losing forests to durian