Durian greetings for new year 2015

To all of you children of Paradise, Without knowing who you are, without knowing the time or the place when and where you are going to open this letter… today the breeze of a wild world comes to you. Here is the sharing of one Terramana’s chapter that invites you to join us if you hear the calling within yourself : The giggling monkeys are echoing in the hills of our trees celebrating life as the day rises. The night still remembers the heavy “booms” of durians that are hidden all over the land. The golden morning light awakes our life impulse, stimulating us to get out of the hammock to go pick them up. So small, under these giant trees, we walk in the ferns searching like children who seek Easter chocolate eggs. From little buds to full maturity fruits, durians have fascinated us and help us to understand this sacred relationship between Humanity and its nourishing food. Yesterday, we got 45… ! How much for today ? With enthusiasm, we pile them up. Laure just counted 92 fruits! And let the feast begin! Pacifée, fingers blackened since long by cuts from thick, rough and irregular durian’s husk, persists to open them one after the other with an art that knows how to honor them. Each fruit has its own taste and one can assume that all the best desserts of the world are searching in vain to reproduce this divine combination of flavors. We laugh at ourselves recognizing ourselves in two words: “Gemuk” and “Kurus” from the ¨Indonesian Bahasa¨ language that we find more and more amusing. The Gemuk...