Four Flavorful Fig Recipes

 
Fig Confit

June 23rd 2011By Chef Laura Frankel

One of my favorite fruits is just coming into season in the United States and Israel. Figs are one of the earliest cultivated plants with fossils found dating back to Neolithic times. Cultivation of figs predates barley, wheat and legumes. High in calcium, flavenoids and fiber, figs are not only super good for you but are also versatile and can be eaten fresh or dried.

 

Fig Tart

 
Vanilla Fig Tart

September 6th 2011By Danny Lerner