Malaysia's twist on durian, the world’s foulest-smelling fruit

Malaysia's twist on durian, the world’s foulest-smelling fruit
 

I thought I had tried every weird and wonderful dish in the kaleidoscope of Malaysia’s multi-ethnic cuisine until I saw tempoyak on the menu of Lepau restaurant in Kuching, the waterside capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo. Tempoyak is made from durian, a fruit people adore or abhor, and which has a fearsome reputation for its blancmange-like consistency and overpowering odour.
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Roselyn Lah, chef-owner of Lepau, tells me: “Tempoyak is the traditional method of using durian by the indigenous people of Sarawak. The fruit is left to... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Travel, Views: 33
Source: Guardian
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