Thursday, January 9, 2014

Durian Lagenda @ Lot 10

We waited for it, wondering whether it'd be legendary: Durian lovers, here's how to meet the mother of all spiky-fruit fantasies.

Durian Lagenda, the latest entry into Lot 10's Hutong food court, might be a durian addict's dream destination, stinky with durian ice cream, durian cookies, durian cupcakes, durian chocolate truffles, durian mochi & more.

Many thanks to Eric & the Durian Lagenda team for inviting us to try their offerings. Our favorite, unsurprisingly, is the ice cream: The soft-serve (RM4.80) is satisfyingly smooth, with a pleasant flavor that's distinct but not dominating.

 Crispy-crumbly durian cookies. Durian Lagenda uses pure pulp, not essence, from fruits secured from farms in Raub, Pahang, for its products.

Durian pancake (RM18 for a nicely packaged box of six). It's still frosty when it's sold at the counter, so bring it home & let it have some time to soften. Quite enjoyed the indulgently creamy center.

Pretty unique cupcake; the first few mouthfuls taste like typical chocolate, with a tantalizing bite of thickly gooey durian stuffing revealed merely in the middle, beneath the cupcake's surface. RM5.50 (also available in poppy-seed flavor).

A Japanese-Malaysian fusion creation: Durian mochi (also one that's more suitable for bringing home, RM25 for eight pieces).

 Other temptations include durian egg rolls, puffs & egg tarts (note: most but not all items are consistently available), plus whole packs of D24 & Musang King durian fruit. Definitely easy to go overboard on durian here.

Durian Lagenda
Lot 10 Hutong, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. Below Chatime & Starbucks
Daily, 10am-10pm

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32 comments:

  1. Durian durian!!! I think my favourite will be the whole packs of Musang King durian! Hahaha

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    1. CK: the opposite of me ... i like durian products, but i don't really love durian as a fruit by itself, heheh :D

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  2. Oooooo...I super duper love durian desserts. I'm like you, not a fan of durian but I would love these...or dishes cooked with tempoyak! Must KIV this place - simply MUST check it out the next time I hop over ti KL.

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    1. Suituapui: yay! yeah, i'm totally cool with durian ice cream and durian pancakes in general :D

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  3. Oh wow... durian galore! :D I wonder whether they manage to get good durians all year round?

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    1. Drops Of Contentment: good question! i guess that's something for the owners to respond to if you manage to meet them :)

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  4. wow!!! durian!! my favourite!!! interested with that durian mochi!!!

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    1. 小乱: ya, that one should be suitable for customers who enjoy trying different kinds of mochi! :D

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  5. How wonderful, Sean! The fare looks so nicely presented...and tasty!

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    1. Linda: definitely a lot of thought went into the creation! :D

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  6. durian!! daddy's favourite! i'll bring daddy there and see if it's up to the par haha

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    1. Constance: hope daddy gives the durian goods here the thumbs up! :D

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  7. Waahhh!! You are evil! LOL

    Sigh. I suppose I could swing by next time I'm in the area...

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    1. SC: heheh, i hope it'll prove worth the effort for you and you get some luscious satisfaction here :D

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  8. Ice Cream! My favorite and its durian flavor! Quite an easy-to-access place, shall check it out if i'm at the vicinity :D

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    1. Ken: yay! ya, i can't resist good ice cream too. and ya, this would be just a stroll from pavilion mall ;D

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  9. Hehe definitely not a place to bring your date, well, unless the both of you are durian lovers and you can burp into each others faces afterwards! ;)

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    1. Baby Sumo: heh, sounds like it could be love at first burp! :D

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  10. Wahhh....among all of the above.. I think I would love ice cream the most, then pancake & mochi!! :-)

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    1. Melissa: ooo, mine would be ice cream, folllowed by pancake, then either cupcake or cookie (almost same as yours, heh) :D

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  11. need strong dose of black coffee with this.

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    1. KY: coffee & durian, an interesting combination! :D

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  12. This is a place that I'll love to head to! I love durians and products made with durian flesh.

    I haven't been to Lot 10 for a while, used to go to the foodcourt there coz of the awesome food, but parking is a bit difficult. Thanks for the recommendation Sean! :)

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    1. Huai Bin: yay, another durian-goods fan :) ya, i tend to go to lot 10 by 1130, so there's usually still enough parking on the upper levels. hope you manage to find your way here sometime in 2014 :)

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  13. Durian!!! I think these preparations will be more palatable to the tourists too.

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    1. Missyblurkit: tourists could definitely add to the profit margins here! :D

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  14. Whoa! Even better offerings than durian durian KLCC!

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    1. Rebecca: pretty cool variety here! =)

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  15. i think my partner will not like it if I wanted to indulge here.. lol

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    1. Eiling: haha, maybe u could convince him to try the durian ice cream, it's more mild-tasting :D

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  16. i'll skip that.. me no like durian.

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    1. Cquek: heheh, cool, no worries =)

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