I had never tried a fig until this year. As usual, I saw in the grocery store and bought a few. I instantly cut one open when I got home to give it a try. The best way I think to describe them is raspberry jam in a soft rind. Sweet, a bit tart with a graininess that is one of my favourite things about raspberries and now, figs! They work well with sweet or savoury dish, or a combo of the two.
Here's what you'll need