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durian fruit

A prickly fruit from Southeast Asia, the cut flesh of which smells a bit like rotten onions or manure. It has a reputation as an aphrodisiac, given that its fruit contains an oestrogen congener.
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Durian 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.
"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 plantations.