7 Ways to Use Late-Summer Figs
Late-summer figs are sweet, plump, and packed with flavor—here's how to make the most of them.
From amazing grilled pizza to superfast crostini, here are seven ways to take advantage of all those delicious late-summer figs at the farmers' market.
This delicious grilled pizza is topped with creamy gorgonzola and sweet fig chunks.
Chestnut honey gives this beautiful fig-and-raspberry tart a spicy kick.
Have 5 minutes? Top crispy toasted baguette with ricotta, salami and fig.
And how about some fig jam to eat with those muffins? This super simple fig jam recipe—just figs, sugar and lemon juice—can be easily upgraded with white port and rosemary for an extra special treat. (For extra flavor, substitute 1/2 cup of white port for the water and add one 4-inch sprig of rosemary with the lemon juice.)
"I snagged this dessert from my Scandinavian grandmother," says chef Mehmet Gürs of this fantastic raspberry-and-fig cake. Or make this versatile lemon upside-down cake, which is great with any type of fruit.
F&W Best New Chef '14 Matthew Accarrino's take on the classic French dessert features juicy fresh black mission figs and port-infused whipped cream.