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Durians at Chong Pang City

You can’t help by crave for durian during this bumper crop season. Chong Pang City (Sembawang) is a good place to get durians as cheap as a dollar. We tried the $10 durian called D101 and that was creamy and … Continue reading

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Durians imported from Penang

The best durians I’ve ever tasted were Mao Shan ones which my aunt bought a few years ago. These did not match up, but still satisfied the craving. I find Mao Shan durians denser with a more complex bitter sweet … Continue reading

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My Favourite Fruits: Durian, Rambutan and Mango

One reason I’m thrilled to live in the tropics is the easy availability of tropical fruits especially durian, rambutan and mango. Saw the intoxicatingly red rambutans while walking past the hawker centre in Chinatown next to the OG Department store. … Continue reading

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Durian Cake or Lempok Durian

Durian Cake or Lempok Durian is one of my favourite local snacks. Got this in Malacca but it’s one of the best I’ve had. I’ve had other brands that are not that good so scrutinized the label and saw that … Continue reading

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Durian Heaven

I’m neither a wine connoisseur or a cheese connoisseur, but I wouldn’t mind becoming an expert in Durians. I just love this fruit that’s forbidden on our buses and trains and many other places due to the strong smell. To … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photo: Tempting Durians at Upper Serangoon Road

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#86. Cempedak – A Sticker Yummier Jackfruit

I love Durian and I like Jackfruit so this sort of combination is something out of this world. This is a hybrid that occured in nature. Officially Cempedak (Malay name since it originates in Malaysia) is a cousin of the … Continue reading

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Changi Airport Terminal 3

I think Singapore’s the only place where people go to the airport for recreation, even when they are not taking a flight out. Here’s the latest attraction – don’t think I’ll ever be getting on this, but saw many kids … Continue reading

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Acquired Taste

When I was a little kid I hated to eat proper meals or at all. I was more interested in playing (if only I was that way now). I used to eat what seems positively gross to me now – … Continue reading

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So Singaporean

Thanks to Victor Tan who uploaded this on his YouTube channel. It was made in 2009, but it still relevant and a great summary of what it means to be Singaporean.

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