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The Biggest Citrus Fruit in Malaysia

The pomelo is a favorite tropical fruit among all races in Malaysia. It’s available throughout the year. As a result, you can see pomelos in almost all places in Malaysia. Not only do the fruit stalls by the streets sell them, the upscale hypermarkets also have got a handful of this delicious fruit for sale. [...]

The Finest Pear Flavored With Maple Syrup

The sapodilla might not be a familiar tropical fruit to a lot of people, even for Malaysians, but it is certainly one of the best in Malaysia. At first glance, the sapodilla may not look pretty and it certainly won’t attract you in the first place. As the saying goes, we can’t judge a book [...]

It’s Small But It’s Delicious!

Duku is one of the favorite tropical fruits among Malaysians. Duku is a name in Malay and its botanical family is Meliaceae. I don’t know what it’s called in English. Anyway, the Duku is native to Malaysia and is regarded as one of the most delicious of all fruits in Malaysia. Due to its popularity, [...]

The Popular Hairy Fruits That Most People Love

The hairy fruit in this context refer to the popular rambutan. The name of this fruit comes from the Malay word for hair, rambut. It is a particularly apt description, for the rambutan looks like a bright red golf ball covered with whiskery hair. These hairs are flexible and not sharp. The rambutan is a [...]

Possibly The Largest Fruit In The World!

Jackfruit is one of many delicious tropical fruits that you must taste. In Malaysia, the jackfruit is quite common among all races and most Malaysians like to eat it. In Malay term, the jackfruit is referred to as “Nanga”. The jackfruit is said to be the largest fruit in the world, with the biggest specimens [...]

The starfruit is one of many popular tropical fruits in Malaysia that are enjoyed by all races of different cultures and backgrounds. As the name implies, the starfruit looks like a five-pointed star when you cut a cross section of this fruit. The starfruit is also referred to as carambola. The starfruit, native to Southeast [...]

Red Flesh Durians That Make Heads Turn

A durian species is turning heads among visitors to Sabah, thanks to its uniquely reddish flesh. Known among the Kadazandusun community as sukang or tabelak, the fruit is also called “durian hutan”, as it is mainly found growing wild in the jungles of Sabah. It may come as a surprise to learn that there are [...]

Regarded as the queen of fruits in Malaysia, the mangosteen is considered as a perfect balance to the rich “heatiness” of the durian due to the mangosteen “cooling” effect. In fact, the mangosteen has its uses in folk medicine. The bark and skin are used to treat diarrhea, and in Indonesia it is used to [...]

The King of All Fruits in Malaysia

Ever wonder which fruit is loved by Malaysian the most? It’s absolutely the durian which is regarded as the “King of all Fruits”? The durian is not only famous in Malaysia it’s also the most highly prized fruit within the Southeast Asia region. The durian might seem controversial due to its overpowering odor; it’s actually [...]