As Spanish Persimons are in season and all ready to buy at all major supermarkets, I thought now would be a good time to share 13 different Spanish Persimon Recipes.
In season and available from mid-October until January. Spanish persimon® are a delicious fruit with a delicate flavour similar to a peach or a mango.
Persimon’s are the golden delicious fruits that hang off the trees after the leaves drop in autumn.
13 Spanish Persimon Recipes:
1.) Persimon® and Pomegranate Pavlova Star:
How sweet is this Persimon® and Pomegranate Pavlova Star? This gorgeous meringue dessert is made with whisked egg whites and caster sugar, piped or spread out into a star shape.
It’s slowly baked, then topped with whipped cream, sliced Spanish Persimon® and pomegranate seeds.
Perfect for a dinner party, Christmas or a weekend treat.
2.) Persimon® Star Scones:
Persimon® Star Scones. This is an easy, homely way to serve Persimon® – chopped up in a simple scone recipe, then served with Persimon® conserve and clotted cream.
3.) Star Of Valencia Shortbread:
How sweet are these Star Of Valencia Shortbread?
These are easy-to-make shortbread biscuits taste extra special with finely chopped Spanish persimon, pistachios and lime zest.
4.) Star of Valencia Tarts:
Star of Valencia Tarts anyone?
These individual sweet pastry tarts (shop bought for ease) are filled with a mixture of ground almonds, orange zest and juice, egg yolks and sugar – with sliced Persimon® arranged in a star shape.
Serve them sprinkled with icing sugar. Yum!
5.) Persimon Superstar Salad:
How sweet is this Persimon Superstar Salad?
This lively salad is bursting with wonderful, good-for-you flavourful foods!
6.) Persimon, Lime & Coconut Star Cake:
This Persimon, Lime & Coconut Star Cake would make a cool centrepiece for any party.
This delicious 2-layer sponge cake is flavoured with pureed persimons, desiccated coconut and lime zest, then filled and topped with lime & persimon buttercream.
Tuck in for a slice of tea-time heaven!
7.) Spanish Roast Cod with Chorizo and Persimon®:
Fancy trying this Spanish Roast Cod with Chorizo and Persimon® for dinner tonight?
In this tasty dish, cod loin fillets are sprinkled with olive oil and smoked pimentón (Spanish paprika), then roasted with slices of chorizo, red onion and Persimon®.
Serve with fine green beans or asparagus for a healthy light meal.
8.) Fennel And Persimon Filo Star Tart:
How about trying this Fennel And Persimon Filo Star Tart?
Make this spectacular Persimon star tart for a vegetarian treat.
9.) Sizzled Chicken, Serrano and Persimon® Salad:
This colourful, healthy combo is made with chicory, sliced Spanish Persimon®, radish, avocado and spring onions, topped with sizzled chicken pieces cooked with Serrano ham for a tasty main course salad.
10.) King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon Kachumber:
Enjoy this warming, aromatic prawn curry with a chopped Indian salad of persimon, cucumber, avocado, chopped coriander and green chilli.
11.) Spanish Persimon® Tarte Tatin:
You simply must try this delectable “upside down” caramelized persimon® tart.
12.) Croissant Garland With Persimon Curd:
This lovely Spanish persimon curd is so easy to make, using simple fresh ingredients.
For a festive idea, serve for breakfast with lemon icing-drizzled croissants arranged in a star shape – a spectacular treat to share!
13.) How To Make California Raisins Seared Cod With Pak Choi:
Why not try this healthy fish dish? How To Make California Raisins Seared Cod With Pak Choi.
Do you see any recipes you fancy trying out?
Recipes and images courtesy of Spanish Persimon.