Sunday, September 11, 2005

Miss Yasmina's jackfruit

Originally uploaded by miss yasmina.
Here's one of her photos. Jackfruit and durian are similarly large, spiky things, though I never got to taste fresh durian because they were out of season, just like mangosteens (my favourite fruit in the whole world; after hearing travellers' rapturous accounts of them, Queen Victoria offered a great prize for anyone who could bring one back to England, fresh). Durian has been described as like eating strawberry soufle on the dunny. I did try jackfruit. It's a curiously chewing gum texture, and flavour really. I also ate jackfruit chips from Sagu in Ubud, of which, more anon.


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