Fig Paste

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I tend to throw a bit of this and a bit of that, so please use your discretion and let your tastebuds be your guide! Below are estimates only.

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  • 12 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried chopped figs (soaked overnight)
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 cup water (use soaking water for more flavour)
  • 1 tbsp oil

Preparation

Preparation

1 Drain figs from soaking water and keep the water.

2 Stirfry the figs in the brown sugar, lemon juice and oil.

3 Adding a dash of water periodically till they caramelize.

4  Once caramelized, set aside to cool.

5 As soon as they are at room temperature, put it in a blender and puree till smooth.

6 Must be stiff, not at all runny.

7 Goes great with a selection of cheeses, crackers and even on either dairy or meat antipasto platters.

Special instructions

I tend to throw a bit of this and a bit of that, so please use your discretion and let your tastebuds be your guide! Below are estimates only.