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Saturday, December 01, 2012

Dried Bitter Persimmons

Persimmons (kaki) are either eaten fresh in Japan or dried in the sun. The round variety is the one eaten fresh, usually hard, whereas the oval, more elongated persimmon is dried. Sold as souvenirs, dried persimmon are expensive.

Japanese persimmons drying in the sun
Jake Davies

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