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Durian - The Angry and Stinky Fruit

by Daniel Rogov » Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:52 pm

Sent to me by my most faithful of correspondents, a fun read about Durian fruit.

http://www.salon.com/food/francis_lam/2 ... index.html


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Re: Durian - The Angry and Stinky Fruit

by Ken Schechet » Fri Apr 22, 2011 1:49 am

Hi Rogov,

I'm just back from a trip to New York and you'll be interested to know that at the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory at 65 Bayard Street they have Durian ice cream. I passed in favor of the green tea ice cream.
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Re: Durian - The Angry and Stinky Fruit

by Daniel Rogov » Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:01 am

Just curious....did you have a moment to catch the aroma of the durian ice cream? Wondering if it was with or without the stink....
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Re: Durian - The Angry and Stinky Fruit

by Ken Schechet » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:40 am

Did not catch the aroma of it. I should have asked for a taste. A friend and I were wondering if it was made from the real fruit, or a powder, or whatever. I think it's very difficult to ship durian. Most airlines won't allow it on their planes. It's not allowed in many hotels or other public places. I have to believe it was toned down to some degree. But in Chinatown, who knows? Next trip I'll try it and report.
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