Curious Cook: Jackfruit of all trades... and a little durian on the side


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  • Saturday, 28 Sep 2019

In Europe, jackfruit is often mistaken for durian. Photo: Filepic

I am now back in the UK for a short visit and was pleasantly surprised to be informed by my daughter that certain popular items in Malaysia are now big hits here.

For a start, a quarter-pound burger made with jackfruit has been voted as the “Best Vegan Supermarket Burger” in the country. And laksa restaurants are opening up faster than UK politicians can lie about Brexit (more on the subject of London laksa another time).

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