These cool-weather beauties are only available for a few weeks every year. Seize them while you can.
The largest of the citrus fruit, pomelos’ flesh ranges from light yellow to pink and tastes like sweet grapefruit without the assertive bitter edge.
Raw quince has a gritty texture and an astringent flavor.
Once cooked, its flavor falls between an apple and a pear.
Persimmons have a floral sweetness and a creamy texture similar to pears. Fuyu are flavorful even when firm—unlike hachiya, which must be soft.
Prized for their ruby arils (seeds), fresh pomegranates are antioxidant-rich and high in fiber and folate. Look for smooth, shiny skin.