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Five Delicious Persimmon Recipes

Five Delicious Persimmon Recipes

Are you familiar with the sometimes sweet and always versatile Persimmon? They are a great source of vitamin c & beta carotene plus Persimmons are high in fibre and fat free. So how do you recognise a good Persimmon and how can you use them in delicious Persimmon recipes? There are two main Persimmon varieties; sweet (non-astringent) and original (astringent). Sweet varieties are approx. 10cm in diameter and orange in colour from pale to deep red-orange. Sweet persimmons have a refreshing, sweet flavour and are best eaten crunchy and firm, like an apple. The original persimmon is larger and more…