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Ideas for figs please

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Ruffello Sat 29-Sep-12 17:39:29

I bought some figs today from my local market and though they are luscious eaten as they are, I'd like to use some of them in a dessert. I may try baking them but would love to hear any other suggestions. Thanks!

MothershipG Sat 29-Sep-12 17:54:49

Cut them in quarters nearly all the way through, put a square or two of seriously dark chocolate in the centre and either melt in the microwave or in a warm oven...yum.

Ruffello Sat 29-Sep-12 18:44:55

Phwoar! Am definitely gonna try that one, mothership.

UnChartered Sat 29-Sep-12 18:47:31

cut them the same way as Mother says, but put some soft goats cheese in the cuts and grill until cheese is soft and melty

or non-veggie version, do as above then wrap in parma ham before oven baking in hot oven for 10 mins

serve with salad

cogitosum Sat 29-Sep-12 18:48:32

Stuff with cream cheese and wrap in Parma ham then put in oven for 10 mins mmmm

suebfg Sat 29-Sep-12 18:51:04

Figs are made for cheese

41notTrendy Sat 29-Sep-12 18:52:33

Gordon Ramsay slow roasted some this week, I can't remember exactly what he did but it looked lovely and he served them with ricotta.

NettoSuperstar Sat 29-Sep-12 18:57:44

Goats cheese and parma ham.
I'm not a fan of sweet and savoury mixed, but this I love.

Ruffello Sat 29-Sep-12 19:00:05

Mmmmm.....<inserts Homer Simpson drooling emoticon>

Mix marscapone and marsala. Bake the figs with some honey. Serve with the marscapone stuff on the side.

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