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Friday, July 6, 2018

One Day Foodie Trail To Kuala Sepetang

STARTED OFF EARLY IN THE MORNING...  the six of us had our first meal at the Canning Garden Dim Sum.  We ordered some varieties just enough to last us for a couple of hours.   Our main itinerary of the day trip was a visit to Kuala Sepetang for a seafood meal so we did not want to "jam up" our tummies with the morning breakfast in Ipoh.   However... this did not happen as planned...

On the way using the old trunk road to Taiping, we passed by many durian stalls in this so-called place Bukit Gantang, famous for their durian orchards. Oh my goodness, I thought I was the only one tempted, but no.. all SIX of us are confirmed durian lovers!  Needless to say, we got to stop, somehow.... We must have our Fix on these, the intended-saving-space in our tummies were naturally forgotten!  LOL...
We wanted no famous names of the durians... no Musang, no Red Prawn, or Black Thorns...
All we wanted is those natural ones from original tall durian trees...
The Kampung Durians or Village Durians so it is translated... 
This Makcik is very friendly and pleasant...
She makes sure we eat with satisfaction.... 
Original ones are made of these... 
Those with worms at the side are a common sight... 
And that means chemical-free... I suppose!
Helping ourselves with the durians, one after another... 
Spent quite some time here satisfying ourselves with durians and mangosteens... 
Before we continue our drive to Kuala Sepetang, Taiping....


7 comments:

  1. After this durian feast, you ladies still habalance tummy space and can eat?? Haha.

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  2. They look very nice and fresh, and so many! I hope you saved some room for dinner! Did you get the seafood meal?

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  3. Now is the durian season...

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  4. Yes, this original authentic ones are still the best. All the whatever kings, the hybrids, taste fake, nothing like the real thing. I hear a lot of durians this year, so very cheap...even those over-rated expensive ones.

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  5. Hi, I just saw your comment on Ginny’s blog and decided to take a look. Very happy to visit. Such a fun and interesting post. I have seen durian in our local Asian store and always wondered about them.

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  6. I just read somewhere that women should eat more durian. Good for women's body, you believe?

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  7. The durian season started. Plenty here in my area! I too prefer the kampung durians!

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