Saturday, May 22, 2010

Tips For Durian Lovers!

Durian lovers... this post is dedicated to you!!!
Yes, the Durian Season is here.... (lai liow) and NO, I have not bought any yet. AA asked me to wait for him to come back first then only we go walloping them durians!! LOL...

But before we wallop, I better go through this tips on how to choose.... we cannot always depend on the durian fella.. he sure mixes good and not-so-good durians for us. This time we better go prepared.... Right? OK, now the tips....
  • Look at the tip, if it is too dry means it is no longer fresh. A little dry is okay.
  • Then look at the bottom, if it is crack it may be over-ripe or not so fresh but it can still be delicious.
  • Smell the durian, if there is a strong smell, it is most likely good. If there is no smell, it is probably not ripe.
  • Use your fingernails to scratch the durian, if it sounds hollow it is likely to be a good one.
  • Put the durian close to your ear, shake it and listen carefully, if there is a 'moving' sound, it is likely to be good.
  • Look for holes around the durian, if there is tiny hole somewhere, there is likely to be a worm (larva of an insect) that has burrow into it.
  • Yes, there is actually a 7th step, but it's not going to be useful. If you have the chance to open the durian, open it and taste it. :)
Ok, armed with these easy to remember tips, let's go and conquer the durian fellas!!!

23 comments:

  1. Haven't been to the market... Don't think the durian here is in season. Anyway, I'm not a fan. Never buy - if people give, then I eat... Hahahahaha!!!

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  2. I remember that last year you ate so many of these that you got sick. It is strange to our country...have seen it on your blog for the first time.

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  3. woah...thx for the durian tips!!! hehe

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  4. *horrified* Durians? LOL... very good to repel a mat salleh vampire like me. You like durian ah? My grandmother in law got durian orchard.. but I tak minat. I like rambutans and dokong more!

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  5. Thanks for the tips. But I hate durian..LOL

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  6. Nice tips. I ate once and forever don't eat. :P

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  7. stp: like that ah? if i were like u, then no chance to eat durian liow.. no one sure buy for me one! :(



    lynette: did i really? i have forgotten about that.. lol.. but sure wont keep me away!



    philip: anytime.. hahaha..


    cleff: best if u dont eat.. then can share with us.. just sms me, i go down KL to take!!!

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  8. greenteacarm: hope these tips help! hahahaa...


    jfook: serious? they r the king of fruits! :p



    sonny: u too? ok, then at least u wont feel the heat in u.. lol...

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  9. fuiyo! cool lah claire. now u can be a duri expert :D dis will definitely come handy in the months to come.. durian season is here :D

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  10. I like this post! My mom bought some home the other day. Not so nice ler... Next round, i'll go choose instead :p

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  11. Ooohh durians! Saucer's favourite! Never knew how to differentiate durians.. always get recommendations from the seller only. LOL!

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  12. me likey durian

    let me add some more

    -tip must be sharp mean fresh
    -colour dark green mean bitter taste

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  13. medie007: buy, buy .. buy!!


    merryn: now getting ready .. then go!!!


    agnes: yes, we r blur blur on how to choose. at least now got tips.. hahaha...


    sweetwitch: if durian fella guarantee, then nv mind...


    kathy: wah, u lagi expert tim..

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  14. wah...durians. long time nvr eat ad....

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  15. your tips were useful to me...i like durian very much...i dunno how to choose during...haha...now i knew

    thefye.com

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  16. okey,okey towkayneo...give me 10 biji the green skin no15 - poslaju to me if possible,hehehe!

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  17. Didn't know that we have tips for durians. LOL :D

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  18. gab: so when coming?


    kumfye: so when going to buy?


    ah ngao: u go test out the tips and tell me...


    tekkaus: see they are effective or not..

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  19. oh my gawd... CNY calories i pun belum burn away.. and now,, durian season pulak ! LOL !!!

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  20. oh my gawd... CNY calories i pun belum burn away.. and now,, durian season pulak ! LOL !!!

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  21. oh my gawd... CNY calories i pun belum burn away.. and now,, durian season pulak ! LOL !!!

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