Until a couple years ago, I had never tried a persimmon. Today, they are one of my favorite fall fruits! Here is everything you need to know about persimmons:
Fuyu persimmons are squattier than Hachiya persimmons and are flat on the bottom. Fuyus taste great raw, they have a sweet, cinnamon flavor
and a crunchy texture. This is my favorite type of persimmon.
Fun Persimmon Facts:
- If you cut a persimmon length-wise, there is a star shape in the middle!
- Persimmons are Japan’s national fruit.
- Persimmons are a great source of fiber and Vitamin A.
Try my Fall Morning Oatmeal recipe, which is made with Fuyu persimmons!