Once in my life, I'd like to try durian. Some people hate it, but for some reason, it seems like a lot more people love it.
Considering that you can only get it in Indonesia, I'm unlikely to ever have the chance to try it. But I want to.
The reason for my recent durian crave is this article:
Durian deserves our love
"Yes, durians might have a pungent, unfamiliar odor. But once you get past that, like all Malaysian children were cajoled into doing, you’ll be greeted by a taste so sultry it might just kick-start your journey to becoming a durian convert. With an avocado-like richness and a pleasantly bittersweet, almost alcoholic flavor, there’s nothing quite like it in the fruit universe. For this reason alone, in Malaysia, where I live, the durian isn’t just considered a native fruit; it is a fruit that has spawned a whole culture and lifestyle, a fact that is so often missed in the Western narrative."
So, dig in (if you have the chance):
|Durian, closed and open|