28 Interesting Pairings With Persimmons

Pursue the persimmon. Say that 10 times fast…

‘Tis the season for persimmon picking. There are two main varieties of persimmons commercially sold in the U.S. Acorn-shaped Hachiya Persimmons are tart and chalky until ripe, while tomato-shaped Fuyu Persimmons are sweeter and can be eaten firm. The more you know.

1. Bacon

Because everything tastes better with bacon.

Explore bacon-wrapped persimmon wedges.

2. Mozzarella Cheese

Explore mozzarella and persimmon crostinis, topped with Serrano ham and pistachio fennel oil.

3. Ginger root and Coriander seed

Explore spicy persimmon chutney.

5. Walnuts and Raisins

Explore persimmon cookies.

6. Agave Syrup

Explore persimmon butter. Because butter.

10. Graham Crackers

Explore deep dish persimmon pie.

13. Napa Cabbage

Explore vegetarian kimchi.

14. Grapefruit Juice

Explore persimmon gelatin salad. This one may be pushing it.

18. Pomegranate and Tarragon Leaves

Explore persimmon and pomegranate salad.

21. Black Peppercorn

Explore persimmon ice cream.

27. Rum

Explore persimmon mojitos. This is happening.

28. Or By Itself

Because persimmons are freaking delicious.

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