In Singapore, we take our durians very seriously and we are never short of new and different ways of consuming this beloved King of Fruits. Put aside your durian strudels, tarts and pizzas, and brace yourself for the next durian craze – chargrilled durians. A new cafe called Double Durian which opened on Hamilton Road in February this year is offering this dish at $10.
A video by American media company CUT features 100 people reacting to durians. Asians may never stop squabbling over which country has the best foods, but when it comes to the durian, many of us can agree that it’s the King of Fruits. In the three-minute video, which has now gotten over two million views, various taste testers across different genders and ethnicities were handed a chunk of the durian to react to.
Formula one racers and Hollywood actor Patrick Dempsey were out and about in Singapore ahead of the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix Formula One (F1) night race happening from 15 to 17 September.
From 10 March to 31 July this year, durian aficionados in Singapore can try new durian pastry combinations at Goodwood Park Hotel’s annual Durian Fiesta.