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Exotic Fruits

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‘Crystal’ Fruit (Matoa)

// The first time we came across this fruit was at Pak Awang's orchard in Biawak, Lundu.  An Indonesian friend told us this fruit was called 'matoa' meaning crystal and that it was native...

Wild Durian vs Wild Durian Hybrid

// Wild Durian Are usually around 10cm in diameter and shape is round like a ball.  Thorns are thinner but longer.  Colour of pulp ranges from orange to red.  Pulp is usually very thin and...

Torok

// ‘Torok’ – Local name (Bidayuh), nobody knows about the English or Malay name of this fruit. It’s a nonspecific seasonal fruit. Torok fruits are white in colour when it is not ripe and...
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Petai 臭豆

// Scientific name : Parkia Speciosa Other name : peteh, bitter bean, twisted cluster bean, stink bean, sator and sataw. We were very fortunate to have bumped into the Liang’s family during our visit to Julau...

Dabai Fruit

// Compiled by Mei Er Scientific name : Canarium odontophyllum Dabai, a very new name, new fruit to me being a West Malaysian. It looks like olive but tastes something like avocado, delicious. The Dabai...
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Nyok (Ijuk) of Kampung Kiding

// Location : Kampung Kiding, Padawan, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. While the same alcoholic beverage from the palm tree may be known by dozens of different names depending on which part of the world it comes...
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