Sean Timberlake is a professional writer, amateur foodie, avid traveler and all-around bon vivant. DPaul Brown is a photographer and partner in culinary crime. We were married for realz in 2008, and live in San Francisco.
Starting with fresh, tannic hachiya persimmons, you peel and hang them, massaging them gently occasionally for several weeks. In the end, you get a dense, chewy dried fruit that is unlike any other. I just started my first batch.