The persimmon is a sweet, tangy fruit whose name is derived from the Greek word Diospyros which means "fruit of the gods." Persimmons are a wonderful, out-of-the-ordinary treat. Just be sure to eat them when soft and ripe, as an under-ripe persimmon will be the most sour thing you have ever tasted! However, your patience will be rewarded and you can delight your friends and family with these exotic recipes.
Persimmon Cheesecake. Mmmmm…cheesecake! Give this classic favorite a new twist with the addition of tangy persimmon. "This light and delicious cheesecake is made with fresh persimmons and a walnut crust," says a contributor to Allrecipes.com.
Curried Persimmon Soup. Persimmons, ginger, onion, and chicken broth simmer to olfactory perfection in this lovely soup, perfect on a chilly day with good, adventuresome friends!
Pomegranate Persimmon Salad with Warm Goat Cheese. A beautiful array of bright greens and a rainbow of fruit colors give thisRead More »from Perfect Persimmon Recipes for Holiday Gatherings