Regarded by many people in southeast Asia as the "king of fruits", the durian is distinctive for its large size, strong odour, and formidable thorn-covered husk.

Durian is the fruit of several tree species belonging to the genus Durio. The name "durian" is derived from the Malay-Indonesian languages word for duri or "spike", a reference to the numerous spike protuberances of the fruit, together with the noun-building suffix -an. There are 30 recognised Durio species, at least nine of which …

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Created June 15, 2016 by: itisclaudio

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Fried Durian 榴莲酥, liú lián sū,lyoh lye… (Chinese)
This dessert is more common in summer, as this is when the durian is in season.