This recipe requires only 4 ingredients, it's simple and will appeal even to people who are used to sweeter desserts. The banana and carrot add just the right amount of sweet!
Persimmons are delicious in all forms, fresh, dried, raw or cooked. Before i lived in japan i didn't know this fruit existed. I bought it the first time not knowing what it was, looked up ways to cook it online and have been consumming some regularly since then.
Black sesame seeds is good in everything, whether you use it in a salad, on rice or in this case in a dessert! When I went to Japan I made a point of finding and trying black sesame ice cream, found some in Asakusa. So happy I got to take a photo of this thing, it was as beautiful as it was delicious. Unfortunately though I don't tolerate dairy very well so it isn't something I would try and re-create exactly at home. What i have been doing though is trying to use sesame seeds to make other desserts.
Funny to think that when i was a kid, i didn't want to go anywhere near beets. For the longest time it was this thing that my family served around xmas time and that i didn't like. How things change! I buy beets regularly now, to make pasta sauce, to serve over salads, to mix into smoothies and now to make Borscht!
Wanted to make green cookies, didn't know what i wanted in them but i knew i wanted THAT colour. Spinach was an obvious choice, plus i had some left-over from yesterday. Huzzah!