Persimmon Cookies are Day number 23 in our 30 Days of Cookies.
What is a Persimmon? “A persimmon is an edible fruit (a berry, specifically) that grows on a variety of trees in the genus Diospyros. The most widely cultivated among these is the Diospyros kaki, or the Asian persimmon.” Read the rest of the article HERE.
Did you know that there is a folk tale that you can predict the weather using this fruit? “According to American tradition, you can use the pattern inside persimmon seeds (called cotyledon) to predict the weather. If the shape inside looks like a:
- fork, winter will be mild.
- spoon, winter will be snowy.
- knife, the bitterly cold weather will “cut like a knife.”
How interesting is that!