Monday, May 25, 2009

Stinky Fruit

(In the tune of Phoebe's Smelly Cat)

Stinky Fruit, Stinky fruit why are they eating you?
Stinky Fruit, Stinky fruit your thorns should have warned them off...

They won't take you to hotels...
You're obviously too strong of a smell...

You may not be a bed of roses,
And you're no friend to those with noses.

Stinky fruit, Stinky fruit why are they eating you?
Stinky fruit, Stinky fruit your thorns should have warned them off!

To tell you the truth I absolutely adore Durian...It just so happened when I was enjoying this creamy pungent fruit the song Smelly Cat kept playing in my head and so I thought it would be funny to do a version focusing on this King of Fruits. To those who haven't had the chance of trying a durian before I will tell you that it is an acquired taste...either something you love or hate. It's like fruit and creamy cheese rolled into one.

My favourite way to eat it is straight from it's thorny casing...or to have it mashed and wrapped in a thin crepe...oh so pungent and delicious!

13 comments:

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

I love stinky fruit. LOVE LOVE LOVE. We should have a durian party. Durian and whisky. What do you think?

Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella said...

Hehe I'm the total opposite! If I even start to smell durian, I run a mile!

Alexandra@Chefspiration said...

hehe stinky fruit party it is! I can do without the whisky tho :P mmm...stinky fruit...

Alexandra@Chefspiration said...

Lorraine - hehe..then I guess this song is perfect for you!

thenomadGourmand said...

ohhh babe...u gotta have Just heavenly's durian choc! make time soon ok! else i send to ur office lol!!

Arwen from Hoglet K said...

I still haven't tried durian, although I've had some durian flavoured things that I didn't like. I will have to give it a go one day though, just to say that I have. Do you just eat the white flesh, and are those big seeds in the photo?

Alexandra@Chefspiration said...

The Nomad Gourmand - yes I have heard of it! I need to try it...yumms...altho I don't like a lot of durian flavoured things...which is weird cuz I like the fruit :)

Arwen - give the actual fruit a try..it's different from the durian flavoured products. You eat the yellowish flesh and the seed is on the inside...the seeds can be quite big!

burpandslurp said...

HIGH FIVE! I LOVE durian! It's my fav fruit! It's not called king of the fruit for no reason!
and wth? stinky? no WAY! I'd LOVE to infuse myself with durian-fragrance! YUM!

fatboybakes said...

i must let you try some of my durian cheese cake and see if you approve...

fatboybakes said...

ooops, that comment wasnt meant to compete with the nomad gourmand's!!! hahaha.

Alexandra@Chefspiration said...

FBB - Ohh yes please!! mmm...durian cheesecake...sounds lovely...slurp!

thenomadGourmand said...

lol! dear FBB, no nd to be so worried one..gettin paranoid hor? me sure they aint tht petty! been dyin to try ur durian cheese, but u dun do small small one..

Nadine said...

man, you have me craving durian now!! mmMmm.....too delicious!!!