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Old 07-31-2007, 09:31 PM   #31
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As a boy I worked in the Produce Section

As a 3 year produce worker in high school, i have sampled nearly every fruit there is.

I will break my favs down by section.

Skin: Peaches (*donut peaches especially)

Inside: Orange (blood oranges are Kewl) runner up Banana

Overall: Strawberries/PineApple

Most Interesting: KumQuat

Best Juice: Pomegranate (HANDS DOWN)

Best to Mix in Drink : Starfruit (sweet bitter) + Kiwi (sweet nectar)
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Old 08-01-2007, 12:00 PM   #32
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I feel so lucky to be living in Thailand, one of the world's biggest exporters of fruit. The fruits here are simply amazing, both in variety and quality. Very cheap too! My favorites are mangosteen, custard apple, mango, and longkong (not sure what it's called in English).

Once my friend, a fruit-lover from Singapore, visited and couldn't help exclaiming that Thailand is a fruit paradise.
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Old 08-01-2007, 12:05 PM   #33
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ripe comise pears...melt in your mouth beauties! and ripe figs with cheese!!!
(just to add that what has already been said)
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Old 08-01-2007, 05:18 PM   #34
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I feel so lucky to be living in Thailand, one of the world's biggest exporters of fruit. The fruits here are simply amazing, both in variety and quality. Very cheap too! My favorites are mangosteen, custard apple, mango, and longkong (not sure what it's called in English).

Once my friend, a fruit-lover from Singapore, visited and couldn't help exclaiming that Thailand is a fruit paradise.

Might the custard apple be also called a durian?
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Old 08-01-2007, 07:08 PM   #35
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I love 'em all except melons, cukes, pears (weird I know) and olives. Never had durian so I'm not sure on that. Never had lychees either. Other than that apples, oranges, cherries, grapes, bananas, pineapple, peaches, plums etc... yummy in my tummy.
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Old 08-02-2007, 02:48 PM   #36
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The new Asian supermarket here in town has amazing fruit. Jackfruit! Holy cow that stuff is amazing!!! They have frozen mangosteens - they look interesting. They do have durian - but I'm chicken. Raspberries, peaches, cherries, blueberries are all favorites. Figs, oh how I love figs!

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Old 08-02-2007, 03:56 PM   #37
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A ripe, sweet peach is heaven to me. Peach pie, peach cobbler, peach tarts, peach bread pudding, etc....
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Old 08-02-2007, 05:22 PM   #38
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[quote=biljriv]I'm looking to broaden my horizon in the world of fruit.quote]

I doubt that this is going to broaden your horizons any, because you've probably eaten them, but fresh, wonderful, juicy, ripe, sweet cherries are my all time favorite fruit.
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Old 08-02-2007, 06:32 PM   #39
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Without question. No doubt! A Louisiana navel orange!! Have a cloth napkin handy. The sweet juice is sure run down your chin.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:26 PM   #40
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The golden cherries are an absolute favorite even if the season is so short. I can't remember the name of them but I could eat a bucketful.
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