The odor of the durian fruit has been compared to “turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock.”
It's banned on airplanes, for one.
Durian is infamous for its pungent smell. Why are scientists turning it into a wine?
For me, few things evoke far-away places and exotic locales better than local produce. The bright colors, strange shapes and funky textures are like a physical manifestation of the many miles you've traveled from home. Plus, you can indulge in the native fruits and vegetables of your destination with minimal guilt -- good news for the health conscious traveler.
There's something so unique about tropical fruits: they look weird, taste unusual and are pretty rare. Many of us consider
This article comes to us courtesy of The Bold Italic. My own 82-year-old grandmother, who has lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania