A farmer air-dries persimmons in Zaozhuang, Shandong province, in China. Picture: Alamy
Lisa Lim
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Persimmons: where they come from and how to eat them – squishy, crunchy or cooked

A look at the origins of a fruit that is cultivated across the world, but is most revered in Japan, where there are even haikus dedicated to it

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A farmer air-dries persimmons in Zaozhuang, Shandong province, in China. Picture: Alamy
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