Are you paying too much?

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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:11 am

Pineapple is known to sweeten the man's semen :pardon:
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by phuketrichard » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:13 am

juansweetpotato wrote:Don't know about the other prices as I never buy fruit. It's never as tasty as it was 30 years ago, especially Cambodian fruit in general, but those Vietnamese prices are just stupid. They are the same price as or cheaper than here for sure, and probably a lot tastier.

No wonder you people (you know who you are) keep going on about pineapples, obviously haven't got a bleedin clue. Cor blimey! I don't even eat them and I know more about them than you.What the fuck does that say about you?

\you never buy fruit, god i am so sorry for you,

sweet & sour Mangoes, longan, rambutans, apples, sweet bananas, cantaloupe, pineapples, strawberries, oranges, i even splurge sometimes and buy imported peaches & cherries
i buy fruit all the time
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by John Bingham » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:22 am

It's never as tasty as it was 30 years ago, especially Cambodian fruit in general, but those Vietnamese prices are just stupid.
You were buying tasty Cambodian pineapples 30 years ago? How much did they cost?
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:23 am

phuketrichard wrote: i even splurge sometimes and buy imported peaches & cherries
i buy fruit all the time
I get cherries occasionally.

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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by juansweetpotato » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:34 am

phuketrichard wrote:
juansweetpotato wrote:Don't know about the other prices as I never buy fruit. It's never as tasty as it was 30 years ago, especially Cambodian fruit in general, but those Vietnamese prices are just stupid. They are the same price as or cheaper than here for sure, and probably a lot tastier.

No wonder you people (you know who you are) keep going on about pineapples, obviously haven't got a bleedin clue. Cor blimey! I don't even eat them and I know more about them than you.What the fuck does that say about you?

\you never buy fruit, god i am so sorry for you,

sweet & sour Mangoes, longan, rambutans, apples, sweet bananas, cantaloupe, pineapples, strawberries, oranges, i even splurge sometimes and buy imported peaches & cherries
i buy fruit all the time


As I mentioned in another post somewhere I get given it so don't need to buy it. So far this week I have been given 5 oranges, 8 tiny mangoes(very sweet) 8 large ones (still ripening in paper), and 1 pineapple. Lol

You have been around SEA for quite a while Richard, you were even in India in the 80's?. The fruit I had in south India and Sri Lanka back then was food of the gods compared to the stuff I have eaten since. Those lemonade orange Coconuts (King Coconuts) the red Bananas, which when you opened them, were a deep yellow/orange inside, or the tiny jungle honey Bananas. Even the Rambutans and the Mangosteens tasted far sweeter back then.

I still like the Mangoes though and also trying some of the weird fruit they have here. Recently, can't remember the names, but I've had small yellow things the size of a Hazelnut, sort of white/reddish slightly larger ones, both with a fairly bitter taste. Got given another one yesterday which I will try later, Fig size, green which later turns orange. My fav are those brown looking things which are super sweet inside. they look a bit like Chico Zapote but taste far nicer IMO.
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by phuketrichard » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:03 pm

yep in india back in the 70's-80's, but i don't recall the fruit :-)
Still love the fruit here

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all ssoooooooo good :thumb:
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:27 pm

Barang_doa_slae wrote:Pineapple is known to sweeten the man's semen :pardon:
i drink far too much alcohol for me ever to be able to eat that much pineapple :roll: lol

plus its not like that many khmer girls are going to give it a taste anyway lol
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:30 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
juansweetpotato wrote:Don't know about the other prices as I never buy fruit. It's never as tasty as it was 30 years ago, especially Cambodian fruit in general, but those Vietnamese prices are just stupid. They are the same price as or cheaper than here for sure, and probably a lot tastier.

No wonder you people (you know who you are) keep going on about pineapples, obviously haven't got a bleedin clue. Cor blimey! I don't even eat them and I know more about them than you.What the fuck does that say about you?

\you never buy fruit, god i am so sorry for you,

sweet & sour Mangoes, longan, rambutans, apples, sweet bananas, cantaloupe, pineapples, strawberries, oranges, i even splurge sometimes and buy imported peaches & cherries
i buy fruit all the time
im not a massive fruit fan, i get illurgic reactions to some fruits and almonds due to my hayfever, its not pleasent...

i have mangoes growing in my garden so dont need to buy them, i bought a nice juicy watermellon from the market today, and i do like rambutans
i think strawberries are a little harder to come by here in cambodia?
if only i could get raspberries out here..... my life would be complete!!
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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:17 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
if only i could get raspberries out here..... my life would be complete!!
Someone told me raspberries were grown in Ratnakiri. Don't know where this was shot but raspberries appear at about 3:00 mins :D

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Re: Are you paying too much?

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:40 pm

Kuroneko wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
if only i could get raspberries out here..... my life would be complete!!
Someone told me raspberries were grown in Ratnakiri. Don't know where this was shot but raspberries appear at about 3:00 mins :D


hmmmm definitely chngann!!! might have to get a bus trip up and stock up! But what about blackberries? hmmmm i miss english summer fruits!
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