Nick named ‘King of Fruits’; Durian is highly valued in Southeast Asian countries.
Durian is native to Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei.
Durian has a very distinguished smell and its skin is thorny and hard.
The flesh is mostly eaten fresh, often out-of-hand.
It is best after well chilled in a refrigerator.
It is also popular as a sauce and flavoring for ice cream.
Unripe fruit also often boiled whole and eaten as a vegetable.
A durian seed are eating commonly after roasting, boiling, drying or frying it.
Durian fruit contains a high amount of sugar, vitamin C, potassium and the serotonergic
amino acid tryptophan and is a good source of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.