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How not to peel a durian


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NomPang, Kampot's answer to Vietnamese Banmi, Kampot

Nothing special about this street food but this could be the close thrill that I had when I met Banmi in Vietnam.

Banmi and Khmer NomPang both start with a plain baguette, well just a daily street bite for a pheasant worker. 332 more words

Vietnam

Delicious and Succulent Fruits: Indulge 5

Durian is a delicious fruit that many people love to hate. The odor, they say, is bad; and the taste, they point out, is awful. Personally, I find the flavor to be the embodiment of joy and its fragrance perfume. 249 more words

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O durian, durian!

Durian — a fruit to love or hate
Your admirers call you creamy and sweet
They swoon over your unique fragrance knowing they’re in for a treat… 56 more words

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Perfect town for hiding, Kampot, Cambodia

I arrived in Kampot on a bus run by Capitol tour from the bus depot near Orussey market in Phnom Penh. Ticket costed me only $5 while any guest house or hotel would charge their guests around $10 including a pickup from the hotel. 263 more words

Vietnam

Salt and Pepper of the nation, Kampot, Cambodia

Kampot, small river town close to the sea, famous for its premium world class black pepper produced in the region, and also the sea salt harvested along the coast line, is a truly culinary capital of the south. 328 more words

Cambodia

Thorny affair: How I survived the Durian Run

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Running with sharp, pointy objects goes against conventional wisdom – and even more so doing it en masse – but on Sunday (Jul 23), about 500 people did just that, covering 5km while each lugging a durian, all in the name of a charity run. 1,209 more words

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