Food Profile: Marang

The Marang is fruit that is endemic to the Philippines and related to the Jackfruit and Durian. Even within our own country they are not commonly recognized, especially in Luzon. The fruit ripens and gets over ripe very quickly after harvest so they are usually sold near where they are grown, mostly in Visayas and Mindanao. Marang has a unique taste, being both creamy and sweet, though not quite as pungent as Durian. The tasty flesh surrounds coats the seeds, which are also edible when cooked. Due to it’s relative rarity, the nutritional value of Marang is not as established … Continue reading Food Profile: Marang