Persimmon is a soft, sweet fruit that’s shaped like tomato. Persimmons can be used in jams, breads, pies and other desserts.
Persimmon is in the Inception stage. The fruit is considered a premium ingredient that can be found mostly on fine-dining menus.
Barton G. Restaurant in Miami Beach, Fla., serves a “Bird’s Eye View” dish of Peking-style chicken, Nantes carrot purée, scallion griddle cakes, pickled persimmons and house hoisin.