Persimmon Pudding

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Appears in
The Dessert Architect

By Robert Wemischner

Published 2009

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Fall quartet: Persimmon pudding, persimmon sorbet, persimmon chips, and persimmon carpaccio, set onto a square filo stack. This dessert gives the persimmon, an undeservedly neglected fruit, its day in the sun during its peak from fall to winter. Thought to be Chinese in origin and revered in Japan, two kinds of the fruit, the heart-shaped Hachiya (which must be used when fully ripe and very soft), and the somewhat flattened, round Fuyu, the nonastringent variety (which may be eaten when sti