First figs

These are our first figs of the season.The birds got stuck into the fig tree while we were away in Perth, so we've got a much smaller crop than I'd hoped. I have always aspired to do fancy things with them; toss in a salad with goats cheese, bake them wrapped in prosciutto. But somehow I always end up eating them fresh - straight off the tree, skin and all. I love the sweet, crunchy insides, it is such a pleasurable eating experience.

How do you eat your figs?

19 Responses to First figs

nancy said...

YUM! this makes me very excited! I've never been much of a fig person, but recently I've been craving them like mad! I'd love to do fancy things with them, too... but - just like pears - I always just end up devouring them raw :)
enjoy your figs!

::little projects in style:: said...

Looks beautiful! I like my figs in a salad!!!

flutterhappy said...

We don't have figs here in our country. Not that I know of. ♥ ;) I would like to try one!

Vintage Coconut said...

They look delicious!
I don't think I have ever had them.

whitney said...

I've never really been a huge fan of figs but recently we've been just eating them raw, hahhaha. These look delicious!

ねこちゃん said...

I love figs! I usually eat them raw but the versions you've mentioned sound so delicious that I might have to try them! The picture is so lovely =)

jodi said...

aren't they the most decadent food. So very lovely (as is your blog) x

Juanita Tortilla said...

Definitely raw, when ripe and mushy :D

Josie said...

I've never really got my head around figs. Just can't work them out!

Becca - (extra)ordinary wonders said...

Beautiful colors!

Cecylia said...

they are a super fruit- I love them with ice cream :)
Happy Valentine's Day!
xx

Shoko said...

Figs are just the loveliest looking fruit! What great colors.

eat my shorts said...

Delicious! I love figs! I remember a particularly juicy fig tart at a restaurant years ago (I've forgotten the name of it since unfortunately). I love the idea of eating them wrapped in prosciutto, and I love love the idea of eating them straight off the tree! :)

Katherine McAdoo said...

those look pretty and unlike any fig i have ever seen. honestly, i have never cooked with figs, only eaten dishes that have them in them in restaurants.

i'll have to look around and see if we have any in our nice grocery store.

Aliya said...

Ooo yum! I love eating our figs straight off the tree as well!

x Aliya
www.papermoonsandmacarons.blogspot.com

anurbanexplorer said...

Never had these before but they look so delicious!

XOXOJOANNIE
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Fashion and Mie said...

It really looks delicious! Beautiful photos!

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stephanie said...

I've never had a fig! They look wonderful, though.

Eni said...

mmmmm looking delicious
beautiful pictures