Persimmon Tea

Persimmon Tea
Dana Gallagher

Serves 8
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
120
minutes

Ingredients

3/4
cup
sugar
1/2
pound
fresh ginger, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch slices
12
ounces
dried persimmons
1/4
pound
pine nuts

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine 10 cups of water, the sugar, and ginger and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, remove from heat, and add the persimmons.
  2. Let sit for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to steep. Strain into a decanter.
  3. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days ahead. Serve chilled in teacups garnished with pine nuts.

 

Kay Chun
October 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 0 %
  • Calcium 0 mg
  • Carbohydrate 19 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fat 0 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Protein 0 mg
  • Sat Fat 0 g
  • Sodium 0 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.