How to Pick a Persimmon (Fuyu and Hachiya)

Commercially speaking, there are two types of persimmons: the hachiya variety and the fuyu variety. Hachiya persimmons are heart-shaped and need to over ripen before eating. They taste kinda furry otherwise. This variety is perfect for baking with. Fuyu persimmons can be eaten just like an apple.
|Written December 2, 2012

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