Our durian guide shows you there’s more than just Mao Shan Wang or D24
By Nicole-Marie Ng; Cover Image: @honeybeesweets.sg
Just like grapes that are used to make wine, the taste of a durian depends on the weather, the soil from which it grows and the breed of the tree. This gives us a variety of different types of durians available in the market.
After trying most of the durians that are available this season, here are our top five picks.
1. Black Pearl
Don’t be fooled by the pale yellowish grey colour, this durian has not gone bad. Instead, the soft flesh mimics the bitterness you would find in Mao Shan Wang durians and also have similarly small seeds.