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Spotlight on figs - Summer's sexy ingredient you need in your fruit bowl

Add figs to your salads, breakfasts and any other edible thing you can think of!

18 Jan 2019
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Figs seem to be one of those things you either love or hate and we're happy announce that the Food24 are fans, so it's always a thrill for us to see them on supermarket shelves in the Summer months when they're at the peak. Not only are figs delicious to eat, they're also damn good-looking and add a gorgeous pop of colour to a dish. 

Take a look... 


Flat lays


On waffles even!

These goodness-only waffles have Weekend Wonderful written all over them! Recipe at

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They seem to make almost any food image pop! for those of you who are a bit fig crazy, feast your eyes on these figgy recipes.

Chocolate dipped figs with orange and almond

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Roasted figs with Gorgonzola cream

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Sweet omelette with figs and brandy chocolate sauce

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Roasted figs with walnut maple ice cream 

fig and walnut maple ice cream

Decadent Camembert with caramelised figs

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