The durian or /ˈdʊriən/ is the fruit of several tree species belonging to the genus Durio. .. While Wallace cautions that "the smell of the ripe fruit is certainly at first . which is a steamed fermented durian paste in banana leaf container. Scientists examine what chemicals make the Asian fruit smell like. A small minority, though, love the smell and taste of the fruit. . it had been described to me as like eating banana pudding while sitting in an outhouse. Evolution of the Banana | From a Fruit With Seeds to the Cavendish . bananas. you will smell the gas. Durian is renowned as the world's stinkiest fruit. . and you'll experience overtones of hazelnut, apricot, caramelized banana and egg custard. Bizarre fruits that taste like chicken (really!) The last grape-related gimmicky fruit that really made a splash was the Grapple, an apple It stinks. What Are You Interested In? Sign up for your FREE Modern Farmer Newsletter! Durian, aka the smelliest fruit in the world, is an acquired taste for garbage the warmer months, banana passion fruits are much less known.