Northern Musang King Durian (per pound)
Quantity: 3lb-6lb (email or call us for details)
Seasonality: Mid-Fall to Early-Spring
Tree Ripened x Air Flown
Musang King Durian is often revered as the finest durian. Like any durian though the smell, flavour and texture have some of the most graphic descriptions. The smell has taken on descriptions as simple as: sweet and musky, all the way to: turpentine, old cheese, onions, "sewer-gas," and a personal favourite, "ice cream in an outhouse."
Get pass the smell and fact that the fruit has the shape and weight of a medieval weapon, and you will discover one of the most unique fruit flavours nature has ever created. The flavour has been described in many ways, but to summarize: a rich, almond flavoured custard with overtones of hazelnut, apricot, caramelized banana, egg custard, and sherry wine. While many things in nature can be hard to explain, with durian it is as if nature took a swing at the culinary art.
One thing we can all agree on is that you can smell this fruit from yards away. You can also hot box a room for 24 hours with its smell.
Preparation Ideas: Durian is nature's dessert, but if you're looking to go beyond eating it fresh there are some very interesting recipes. Use your Durian to make: soufflé, fritters, doughnuts, ice cream, popsicles, or into a cream for your coffee. If desserts aren't your thing then a Pengat or chicken and Durian curry are classics.
Local Delivery Monday-Friday. Order cut off for same day delivery is 12pm.
Local Delivery by Trexity:
8am - 2pm | 10am-4pm | 12pm - 6pm
- $29.99-$99.99 - $6.99 Delivery
- $100+ - Free Delivery
*Please note that delivery times can never be 100% guaranteed. Factors such as traffic, or car troubles can impact delivery times.
Tree Ripened & By Air
Tree/Vine Ripened & By Air means this fruit reached optimal time on the tree and/or vine before being flown over, rather than shipped on a boat. Our fruit arrives within 3-4 days of being picked, as opposed to 14-21 days by boat.
To be eligible for a return contact us within 48 hours of receiving your delivery. Your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unused, and in its original packaging.
Please note that any products on sale are not eligible for returns. If you receive unusable product please contact us for a store credit.
Depending on the product; how it was stored and the condition it is in after 48 hours we can still offer refunds or store credits on a case to case basis.
Storing & Ripening Fruit
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