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6 tips for eating figs

Figs are especially delicious when fresh, but what can you actually do with them? F igs are very versatile and you can use them in all sorts of dishes. We’re going to give you 6 tips on how to eat figs.

Eat them out of your hand

Cut 2 figs into quarters and eat them just as they are, skin and all. Delicious as a snack and this way you easily get two your pieces of fruit a day!

Roast them with honey

The sugar in the figs gives them an even more intense and sweeter flavour when roasted. Serve as a snack with nuts and cheese, or as a dessert over ice cream.

Bake figs in the oven

Fill the figs with a soft cheese such as mascarpone or goat’s cheese, wrap them in dried ham or bacon and fry them. You need to be careful not to eat your fingers with such a good recipe.

Try figs with your breakfast

Figs are delicious with yogurt and granola, but also in a smoothie. You can also use figs to make a tasty smoothie bowl.

Put them in a salad

Make your salad special with fresh figs. For example, combine them with freshly cut Parma ham, mozzarella, lamb’s lettuce and balsamic vinegar and you have a great salad.

Use figs in your dessert

A beautiful fig cake is a feast for the eyes and also tastes amazing. You can also make a beautiful panna cotta or pavlova with fresh figs. Whichever dessert you choose, figs taste great with it.

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