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Tommyng

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Durian
« on: January 20, 2020, 03:16:32 PM »



Just a heads up if there are durian lovers in west palm beach. There is a grocery store on 45th st. Called foodtown that received a good shipment of durian.  These are about the tenth one Iíve eaten and all have been odorous and delicious. They also have rambutan there as well.
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Re: Durian
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2020, 05:08:05 PM »
Monthong or Musang King ? Price per lb ?

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Re: Durian
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2020, 05:25:08 PM »
There wasnít a label on them that I can remember. My wife says they are around $3 a pound. They are around 5 pounds with 5 or more sections. They are good, usually these frozen ones are bland and weird frozen texture but these taste as close to fresh considering itís  imported. Seeds should be unviable but planted some anyways.
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Re: Durian
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2020, 07:15:53 PM »
Damn I was just there a couple days ago.  Missed out.  I would love to try durian

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Re: Durian
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2020, 07:30:33 PM »
There wasnít a label on them that I can remember. My wife says they are around $3 a pound. They are around 5 pounds with 5 or more sections. They are good, usually these frozen ones are bland and weird frozen texture but these taste as close to fresh considering itís  imported. Seeds should be unviable but planted some anyways.

It's most likely a Monthong or a another cultivar from Thailand. Similar pricing ($3-$4 per lb) for frozen Thai durians in St. Pete. Every once in a while, I'll see fresh Monthongs (not previously frozen) at the ethnic grocery stores for $10.00/lb. Tried a couple of times and although better (i.e. more ripe) than the readily available frozen ones, they were not impressive. Glad you liked it. Now look out for the Musang Kings !! The taste difference is like night vs. day.

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Re: Durian
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2020, 08:14:18 PM »
Oh yeah, they had them there too, individually packaged.
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