We tasted 11 cultivars of durian to settle on our favourite. We also found our favourite durian stall along the way
5 June 2013 7:55 PM | Updated 12 Jun 2014
By Celine Asril, Priyanka Chand Agarwal
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It is durian season! Okay, we know it’s still early (we’ve been told by the durian vendors that a more ideal time to have durians is in mid-June), but there are already quite a few cultivars being sold at the durian stalls – we found 11 in just one night for this taste test. You can’t blame us for being excited about this pungent king of all fruits, can you? We did extend an invite....
Image 2 of 36 | Image credits: Priyanka Chand Agarwal
Because all good durians (is there ever a bad durian? We shall find out…) should be shared, we put out a call for entries to our durian picnic at Hong Lim Park. Through this, we received great suggestions on the best and most popular durian stalls in the city, and what cultivars we should hunt down for the taste test.
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