California Figs are the special ingredient that brings out the chef in all of us. Test your culinary prowess using figs, the ancient fruit that many believe was actually the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.
Truly spectacular dishes can be created by adding just a handful of California figs. Like many people from around the world, you’ll enjoy cooking with plump, juicy California figs. Naturally sweet California figs enhance flavors and bring the right touch of sweet balance to every dish.
With Fresh California Figs, the simpler the better! California Fresh Figs and Gingered Mascarpone is an easy-to-make first or final course. Prepare it, and prepare to impress!
Slice 'em or dice 'em! California Figs make classic chutneys and jams, and provide the perfect sweet and savory balance to create a new favorite salsa. See California Pepper Fig Salsa for a great figgy condiment to serve with anything from your barbecue or try the tasty sliders we've paired with it.
Simply Delicious Figs -- So Many Possibilities
Sweet, savory, fresh or dried, sliced, diced, baked, puréed or sautéed - there are a lot of ways to enjoy simply beautiful, simply delicious California Figs. Now, is the ideal time to explore the wonderful world of figs, and here are a few of our favorite ways to enjoy them when the weather gets warm:
Start your next party with Seared Fresh Black Mission Figs or Caramelized Onion, Fig and Goat Cheese Tarts for a tasty tidbit while you bask in the sun with friends in your backyard.
Prosciutto Wrapped Figs and Arugula Salad with a fig vinaigrette and stuffed fresh figs is the perfect salad for any summer meal - or just for lunch, anytime.
Recipes to try when you get out the barbecue should include California Fresh Fig Salsa with Grilled Lamb Chops or Beef Tenderloin with Fig-Cocoa Glaze and Mission Fig Steak Sauce.
Make an extra big batch of that Mission Fig Steak Sauce or double the serving size of the California Fresh Fig Salsa. Store them in the fridge and use them generously with your favorite proteins all summer long.
End the meal with these delicious crowd pleasers - Spiced Poached Figs with Honey Cream or Warm Chocolate Dipper for any summer time dessert.