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Scooped: Creamy Persimmon Sorbet

Scooped Max Falkowitz Post a comment

Just because you're trying to eat better doesn't mean you need to swear off frozen desserts. Instead, think sorbet, not ice cream, and focus on seasonal fruits. Case in point: persimmons. More

Let Them Eat: Fresh Persimmon Cake

Let Them Eat... María del Mar Sacasa 3 comments

In preparing this cake, I looked for a number of different ways to handle the persimmon topping. I tried sautéing in butter and brown sugar, roasting under a sheath of amber honey, and broiling and torching after sprinkling the halved fruit with sugar. Ultimately I thought the fresh, ripe flesh suffered under the heat, shriveling and losing the delicacy of its taste. A clean and straightforward arrangement with a drizzle of burnt caramel turned out to be the best way to showcase this seasonal fruit. More

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