Most of the figs from a classic fig tree contain at least one dead wasp.
We all have them. Those people in our lives that take just a little extra effort to impress. That's okay though because as adults (or wannabe adults) we know what we like and what we don't and that should be respected... no matter how high or low the standards.
How did we miss this? We must have subconsciously chosen to ignore it.
Known as the "fruit of the gods," figs are in season now, but they're nothing new. In season from from June to early Fall, the sweet fruit were used by the Greeks as signs of prosperity and for early Olympic training. For the food nerds among us, a mini fig tutorial.
We could eat an entire bowl of it, and in fact, this weekend we will.
This recipe grew out of a need to satisfy cravings for my favorite childhood cookie.
Attilio Poli is standing tall in the asphalt drive of his back yard. He's gazing at his fig trees and grapevines, but there's a faraway look in his eyes that takes him all the way to Venice.
A thin layer of almond paste compliments the sweetness of the figs, as well as lining the dough to keep it from getting soggy from the filling.
Now that fall has arrived, I am relishing the last batches of figs: putting them on pizzas, tossing them into salads and roasting them with honey.
It would be futile to ask the people of Melos if the mines pollute the environment and injure public health. They do both
This preserve uses whole figs that have their stems removed but I keep their skins because I like them.
I am pleased to share with all of you a recipe for Balsamic Fig Jam Brie Cups. I truly have an ongoing love affair with my balsamic fig jam. It goes with so many things and is, quite frankly, addicting!
Now that the temperatures are getting cooler, it's time to think about heartier fare. This easy, porky, one-pot meal brimming with seasonal vegetables is just the ticket.
This cake is soft, moist, and buttery. The whiskey adds a gentle flavor to the cake and the figs become even "figgier!"
This fig recipe is simple and delicious! It doesn't require any cooking. All you need are four ingredients for this easy recipe.
Take advantage while they're still in season.
Think you know everything there is to know about summer produce? We bet you don't. You probably know what they taste like
Summertime aka Grilling Season has arrived, and all around the country the smell of barbequed food wafts through neighborhoods as Americans take their kitchens into the Great Outdoors.