Cuccidati – Italian Fig Cookies
These delicious and unique little cookies first came to my attention on a recent visit to see my beloved 93 year-old grandmother in Seattle. With a broad smile on her face and a twinkle in h…
FigFest and Ten 5-Minute Fig Recipes
When is Fig Season? To me, figs have always signaled the beginning of my favorite season: Fall. Growing up in the Midwest, it was as if Mother Nature rewarded our survival of the searing heat of August with her most sensuous fruit, the fig. But my fall=fig perception is a result of geographic undesirability. In reality, figs are in season during late summer and fresh figs didn't reach markets in America's heartland until September, if they arrived at all. Actually, California’s Fresh Fig…
Everything You Need to Know About Figs
Luscious sweet figs are among the oldest cultivated fruits, prized for their honeyed flavor and soft, jammy texture. But did you know that figs are technically not fruits but inverted flowers, some of which are pollinated by wasps in an amazing symbiotic relationship? While fresh figs are available twice a year, each season is short. Here are some tips to help you savor them fully!
Roasted Figs Recipe with Sage and Red Wine| White on Rice Couple
The firmness/ripeness/varitiey of your figs will affect the cooking time. The softer they are, the quicker they will cook. Check often if needed to get them to your liking.
Roasted Fig Tart with Honey and Mascarpone | Feasting At Home
Roasted Fig Tart with Mascarpone Cream, Honey and rosemary....using fresh figs, lightly roasted and caramelized in the oven.
The Full Monty
In an effort to combat global warming, Great Britain has set up the world’s first national greenhouse gas emissions trading plan. Under the plan, emissions credits will be traded like any other commodity; British companies that agree to participate can directly reduce their own use of fossil fuels, or they can buy part or all […]
A Heart in Provence
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