May – It’s Durian Season.

Posted: May 15, 2015 in fruit
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I am not a fan of durian.  I don’t mind the smell but I don’t care for the taste either.  Durians have been popping up all over the fresh markets and after looking up the health benefits, I decided to give it another try.  To be chinese you have to eat the nasty things.

Durians for $18/pound

Durians for $18/pound

It has a consistency of expensive ice cream.  Nature’s ice cream.  One thing I love about HK is its close proximity to everything.  Durian is usually frozen for the long transit to NA, in HK the durians are fresh so the smell and texture is real.

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  • Durians have a higher fat content than avocados.
  • High in Vitamin C, vit B, Iron, fibre and Potassium
  • Promotes sleep as it contains tryptophan (found in turkey)
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