I would say I am a champ at picking out some really tasty frozen durians, which is kind of sad because it means I have eaten A LOT of them and we all know that they may not be the greatest ones to be eating (even when they taste like vanilla pudding)
At the market today they had fresh durians! I definitely found one ripe one, it was soft and easily opened down its seem. The catch was they were $5lb, which to me is totally reasonable, but you had to buy a case which was around 35lbs. The other durians that came in the case were still hard slightly more green and seemed less ripe.
My question is will they ripen well after being picked or are they just going to sit on my counter and rot? Also, how do you tell when a fresh durian is perfect?