Persimmon season is here! But that begs the question… what exactly is a persimmon? They look a little bit like tomatoes, they seem a little bit like nectarines but they are neither. As you may have seen on our Snapchat Discover Holiday Channel, we’ve teamed up with Google to ask and answer a whole slew of holiday-related questions. And everything you could possibly want to know about persimmons is most definitely on that list.
When you fire up the Google app and ask a question about any type of food, Google gives you a general sense of what it is, where it’s from, nutrition facts, images and even what “related” foods might be. It’s particularly handy for all those obscure ingredients found on hipster gastropub menus ;) You can be an expert in a matter of seconds, thanks to the newly updated Google app.
Whether you’re using your phone, watch, car or tablet, all you have to do is speak to find the answers you’re looking for.
So, back to that question.
For the full answer, you’ll have to fire up your Google app to get the lowdown on persimmons. Until then, feast your eyes on 10 yummy persimmon recipes that are just waiting to make your holiday table way more delicious.
1. Brûléed Persimmon Tarts with Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese: The name of this recipe along makes our mouths water. (via The Little Epicurean)
10. Persimmon Layer Cake with Vanilla Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting: Let there be… PERSIMMON CAKE! (via The Bojon Gourmet)
Still looking for the perfect persimmon dish? Ask the Google app. It’s the best way to access Google for helpful information and assistance, even if your hands are full.
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This post is a collaboration with Google.