Wrapped in a pliable, soft skin the brown turkey figs' delicious meaty soft flesh contains edible seeds and offers a sweet, honeyed taste.
You can enjoy eating delicious raw figs. You can add figs to salads. And pair figs with cheese such as feta or ricotta. Also, you can pair figs with nuts such as pistachios.
To store, lay on a paper towel, cover with plastic. Use ripe figs immediately. Figs may be frozen for up to six months.
6 ripe figs
4 tbsps honey
4 tbsps lemon juice
4 tbsps ricotta cheese
- Heat the grill to a medium setting.
- Cut the figs in half and place cut side up on a baking sheet.
- Mix together 2 tablespoons of the honey with the lemon juice, drizzle the mixture over the figs, and place it under the grill for about 6 minutes.
- Transfer the figs to serving plates, place a tablespoon of ricotta over each serving, and drizzle over the remaining honey.