Persimmons to Perk up the Autumn Menu

With local growers reporting a solid 2022 crop, there are plenty of persimmons around to add a pop of colour to your autumn menu.

A Twist on Classic Caprese Toast

This is an autumnal twist on a traditionally summer dish. With deliciously creamy fresh mozzarella and sweet basil, simply swap out the traditional tomato for a slice of persimmon. Add a sliver of pear to take the taste to the next level.

Persimmon Grilled Cheese

Take your toastie game to the next level with goats cheese, prosciutto, and sliced persimmon.

For more toastie inspiration check out these gourmet grills.

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned

Customers will feel all cozy sipping on this cocktail. The bourbon will warms down to the toes and the persimmons work with clementine and lemon for a citrusy taste that isn't overpowering.