Foodie Friday: Persimmon

Persimmon: a light orange, sweet fruit Fall has beautiful bursts of color. I love the tangerine look of Fuyu persimmons. They remind me of tiny little pumpkins, and I'm always glad when this fruit is in season. I also have great memories of eating them with my dad. If you haven't tried them, this type of persimmon offers a crisp flesh. (The softer variety is better for baking cookies, though!) It's pear-like in its texture, but with a stronger sweet flavor. The sugar factor is less than a … [Read more...]