People call Mangosteen the queen of fruit as a the counter-part of Durian (the king of fruit). Often Mangosteen and Durians are sold at the same stall. Whereas Durian is heaty and has a controversial taste, Mangosteen is sweet and cooling and the taste is appreciated by most people.
The Purple Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana), colloquially known simply as "the mangosteen", is a tropical evergreen tree, believed to have originated in the Sunda Islands and the Moluccas of Indonesia. The tree grows from 7 to 25 m (20-80 ft) tall. The rind (exocarp) of the edible fruit is deep reddish purple when ripe. Botanically an aril, the fragrant edible flesh can be described as sweet and tangy, citrusy with peach flavor and texture.
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the king of fruit, loved by locals, hated by most travellers - native to Malaysia and Indonesia
fruit | the king of fruit, loved by locals, hated by most travellers - native to Malaysia and Indonesia
CNY Reunion Dinner
Festivals / Specials | Chinese The Chinese New Year reunion dinners held on the eve of Chinese New Year (the first day of the celebration). It is the most important meal as the whole family comes together preparing and eating the meal