durian : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
- n huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts
- The durian's rich taste is matched by its nasty smell.
- The eagerly awaited season for durian, a large and delectable strong-scented fruit grown only in Asia, is now at its peak.
- Villagers give lessons in how to cook local curries as well as delicacies like dodol, a soft cake made from durian, coconut and glutinous rice.
News & Articles
- At KSTP, new weekend anchor and baby on the way
KSTP-TV has hired Tom Durian as a weekend anchor/reporter. He'll take the place of Chris Egert, who left the anchor desk in late April to co-host KSTP's lifestyle show, "Twin Cities Live." Durian, who most recently worked on-air in Milwaukee, starts his new job July 8.
June 21, 2013 - Pioneer Press
- Winston Peters in Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Mitigating the threat of natural disasters such as Typhoon Durian is a subject we will discuss with President Arroyo and other Asian leaders when the East Asian Summit in Cebu, Philippines, next week,Mr Peters said.
- Dhani Jones in Malaysia Star
Durian was an experience in itself,said Jones, who tried the pungent fruit in Singapore.
- Hun Sen in Asia Times Online
(Kavi once reported Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen as saying the only good thing about ASEAN summits was "golf, karaoke and durian".)