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Returns March 17, 2022

Fuyu Persimmon and Cured Ham Salad


Jay Foster, chef and owner, FarmerBrown.

Serves 4-6


3 Fuyu persimmons, peeled and cut into chunks
½ pound ham, cut into small batons
1 small bunch mint, leaves pulled off the stem
4-5 ounces goat cheese
1 teaspoon cayenne
1 cup salt


  1. In a large bowl toss together the persimmon, ham, and mint. Crumble in the goat cheese.

  2. Combine the cayenne and salt in a mortar and bash with the pestle until in turns pink.
  3. Keep in bowl or arrange on a platter. Sprinkle the individual serving plates with the salt to control how much each person gets according to their preference.



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