I'm dreaming about a real fall- the kind where leaves turn shades of orange and red, and fall off trees-the kind of fall where I need to wear a sweater to protect me from the cool breeze and light wind. We are now at the end of October and I'm worried that here in Israel, we will have completely missed the fall, or that we won't have a winter- just a fall.
This time of year I usually start to change my cooking routine to fit the changing season- I start cooking warmer, cozier dishes, comfort food dishes with the rich seasonal produce of these supposedly cool months. One of the seasonal fruits, persimmon, has started making its appearance in the markets.
I love persimmons, and I thought it would be a great fruit to use for a dessert to celebrate Halloween. I have a great recipe for the classic tarte tatin that I tweaked a bit and used persimmons instead of the typical apple filling. The first time I made this tarte I stood patiently by the oven waiting to see how the beautifully orange...
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