Remove the lid and cook 10 to 15 minutes over low heat, stirring, until the mixture thickens and becomes jam-like. Kiwi vinegar is new for me – must look for some next time I am out and about. I’m thinking of your suggestion of pairing it with meat, like maybe a roast lamb. Thanks for the recipe! Check. Made jam but that turned out way too sweet. Will make good Xmas gifts. Next, we make a cross cut (not deep) on the bottom end, cover with cold water and bring to a boil for about 12 minutes. I believe I have all the ingredients (except for figs, but they are everywhere right now here in Lisbon) at home, and I was already planning some chutney-making this weekend, with plums and apples :), I love figs, this is a great way to have them all the time! But then that is no surprise. hey, i hope you or one of your readers can help me out here. Tags: Black Mission Carol Dota Chez Panisse chutney cloves Condor Club fig figs kadota kiwi pickling recipe Turkey figs vinegar. Manufacturer, serial number, exact product name, etc…. Not all the figs in my gift bag were squishy-ripe, so I pulled out the ones that were and promptly ate them. But I have to keep reminding myself that fresh figs can be hard to come by for some, and I count myself amongst the lucky because when I lived in California, I found myself in fresh fig heaven. I love figs and I can survive on them. Looks really handy for those heading your way. Let cook at a low simmer for 20 minutes, then add the figs, cover the pot, and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until the figs are tender and cooked through. We just made a batch of brandied figs. Then proceed to store them in jars as you would with any other preserve. But it was nice to get a windfall of figs. Cheers, We read that in your book and it was true. However, I’ve had plenty of tomato chutney and, also, tomato marmelade. But I just had to buy it because I thought the idea was funny. I chop my figs into rocket salad or wrap them in parma ham too. Fig Chutney. i used to live in the west desert of the united states, and i’d never so much as tasted a fresh fig. Beetroot and Fig Chutney Recipe, is a brilliant combination to make and Indian spiced chutney that can be had with your stuffed paratha or even dosa. Too pricey, food ok, but not wonderful…but a one time experience. My recipe is simpler than the one you give. I love love that you retold one of the best OISF stories ever. Okay this might be a really dumb question but do you mean by red pepper red bell pepper powder or really pepper? I was working down the street at Enrico’s when that happened, everyone had a theory – it was really a crazy (sometimes sad) neighborhood and times. with all those ingredients, it strikes a perfect balance on taste and texture! They have the power to make me swoon. The funniest part of Paris was the frowns and scowls, especially on the women. Some fancy boutiques sell them coated with bittersweet chocolate (excellent). 2 Cups Brown Sugar. I recently had a nice fig with walnuts salad at Haj Kahil (Tel Aviv) which is how I found your site. Somehow, someone was thought to have pressed the wrong button while they were doing whatever it is that they were doing up there, and the mechanics malfunctioned. 55,437 suggested recipes. ), this Summer I had a bumper crop of lovely turkey figs. Next we make a medium sugar syrup, add some cloves (a dozen) and the (well-drained) figs. This recipe will haunt me until I score me some. And I always think it’s funny when people say they have “too much fruit” because, as a city boy who loves fruit, I can’t imagine having too much fruit. It can be served both hot and cold and can be refrigerated to be used for 2-3 weeks. What I wouldn’t give for a boatload of figs…they are so pricey here. I use them to make an apple jelly with chilli, or baked apple. We opeted to do our own tour, referring of course, to your book, The Sweet Life in Paris. Make the chutney: Combine figs, butter, port, water, lemon zest, bay leaves, cinnamon, sugar, salt, and pepper in a saucepan. I use it quite often in my recipes and just adore it. People would give me fruit as a favor to take it off their hands! Cook for 2½ - 2¾ hours, until the chutney has … There is something incredibly rich about being able to pluck the figs from a tree outside your kitchen window…, Hi David, Add all the ingredients to a large preserving pan. Do you think you could freeze this? Would love to make some for the holidays and I’m not a canner. Hi David – did you know that the only AOC figs in France are from Sollies Pont – down here on the French Riviera. I think I need to go live on a farm to get it out of my system. I didn’t have enough brown sugar so used agave nectar. I am leaving for 1 week in Paris tomorrow with my best friend, her 10 year old daughter and my friend’s Mom. Thanks! Thank you, very delicious starting points. Melt butter in a large heavy saucepan over medium heat. Gave away 6 kilos yesterday and eat a big mound each too. Thank you for this recipe, I have a fig tree in Queens, NYC (It is covered each Winter so it stays warm and alive! Juicy ripe figs will crush easily — and safely, with just a bit of cooking. I had to take out my 20 year old fig tree because some not too bright person (me) planted it too close to the house foundation. Your favorite shows, personalities, and exclusive originals. Add sugar; stir until dissolved. Here in Paris, fresh figs from the south of France – and elsewhere – are showing up at the markets as well. Sorry have to disagree… a chutney is a chutney and a pickle something very very different. We pruned the fig tree after the fall harvest last year and it has come ROARING back, with so many figs, I can’t seem to keep up with them (even though the birds, squirrels and dogs are getting more than their share. Another great thing to do with figs is to candy them. That looks amazing! The recipe looks amazing!!! Holiday Gift Idea! I bought three baskets of them on Saturday at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market (three because if I buy less I’ll just eat them all for snacks and not have any to cook with). …Mais ce qui vient à Paris Crumble? :D. Coconut sugar is my fave sugar by far. Or perhaps with cheese. Any suggestions as to how to use the fig chutney. They cook to a pulp very quickly and are the traditional fruit base for an english apple tart. Oh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_tJ_wXwN0s Thanks for the recipe David, I have a Turkey Fig tree in a container on my deck in Tiburon CA and Wow they are coming in fast! It’s just used in place of brown sugar? Add the figs: When your spice and vinegar mixture has simmered, add the diced figs and bring back to a simmer. Learn how to make Apricot-Fig Chutney. All rights reserved. Add shallot; stir to coat. Going to make this for my wife. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes or until figs are just tender. Dale, I vividly remember the family watching the evening news and laughing as the story of the young ladies ordeal was reported. I was just wondering, is it possible to make this chutney out of dried figs? The orange breaks down almost completely as the chutney cooks, but the citrus notes remain noticeable. Figs, grapes, apricots and peaches tast like heaven there. then i moved to oregon and walked past a fig tree and said ‘what is that amazing smell’. Heat oil in a large, straight-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Then we went across the street to see Gail Spiegelman topless mother of six then on to the Blue Fox for dinner. At first I got all excited about the idea of fresh fig chutney (unpeeled figs, right? XXX. It's made with shallots, crushed red pepper, whole cloves, coriander & mustard seeds which are first toasted and lightly crushed to release their full essence. oh my school days! I bought the book “Fanny at chez Panisse” for my daughter … it’s a very cute book. Season with salt and pepper. This is perfect as the figs at the farmers market have been outstanding (I live in San Francisco). I’ve got the chance to live close to Sollies, a little town in the south of france, famous for her delicious figs. Now, it comes with body only or 18-55 mm lens or 18-135 mm lens. Crunch some leaves and smell them. Apple sauce? Cette recette j’essayerai à mon prochain moment libre. My mum’s backyard has a fig tree and she is always looking to give the fruits away ….unfortunately I am so far away from her….am going to pass on this recipe to her. Probably not so funny to her.. As I recall the gentlemen was a 300 pounder and she was trapped under him all night. So the confusion between those 3 lenses is to buy which one for a good zoom lens. Put over a medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. The woman managed to survive this “only in San Francisco” story.). Unfortunately, so a good long time, when I thought of figs I thought, “Oh yes… the driest Newton.” Wrongly aligned figs with that industrial cookie, I never bothered trying any, even whilst in France. What makes this go under the name of (fig) chutney whereas the recipe of eggplant was jam? Add the figs, apple, onion, raisins, salt and spices (ginger, … So flavorful…. I had some kiwi vinegar that I picked up at a marché de producteurs in Paris, which I was wondering what I was going to do with when I got it home. Preserve the beauty of fig season now and enjoy throughout the fall. Will be using it for regular family outings photos or home photos or some reguar food photography since I’m a beginner baker trying to build a profile for my future career. She loves figs. I grew up with a lemon tree in he garden that fruited crazily all year round and to this day it feels completely weird and wrong to buy lemons. Hi David- We just got back from Paris last ngiht. -dl, Oh how I miss the fig tree in the Bowery Houston garden in new york . hopefully, one day when I’m in the west coast …. I have one measly fig on my three-year old tree, so I won’t be making fig chutney this year! Drinking French Bar Boxes from Slope Cellars and K & L Wine Merchants, National Center for Home Food Preservation, http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/29/dining/in-brooklyn-an-abundance-of-fig-trees.html?pagewanted=all, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_tJ_wXwN0s, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tikEuxfBEq0&feature=relmfu, http://theblogdeclementine.blogspot.fr/2012/09/chutney-de-figues-avec-fruits-secs.html. The whole house is inundated by that amazing aroma. I made pizza with a few of them. Repeat the process 2 more times, always starting with fresh cold water. Place in hot oven for half an hour or so. The amount of comments say I am not the only one! Looks delicious. But it’s quite good and similar to apple cider vinegar, but with a bit more pizzazz. Izildinha. Then I have to figure out how to use them all! Some eat the skin, other don’t – it’s what freedom is all about. Thank God for the deep freezer, though it is full and at least 50lbs of apples remain (plus 50lbs of grapes currently ripening). Skip. I’ve got some amazing blue cheese at home and they would go so well together. C’est pas possible! Spoon into sterilised jars and seal. Just make a simple syrup, bring the figs to a simmer in it then let cool. After a few minutes of cooking, I ended up with two nice jars of beautiful fig chutney, which I plan to serve with roast pork or as a condiment alongside another roasted meat dish. P.S. Figs are my favorite!!! Not only is it delicious, but the whole house smells divine! My old powershot camera’s picture quality has gone from very good to quite OK even in good daylight not to mention the quality of night photos. The figs add a rich flavor to the chutney while letting the cranberry be the start of the show. A great weekend project to be sure…. As I recall the cleaning service arrived in the morning VERY surprised to see the piano elevated and even more surprised when someone spoke to them from above! I’m going to miss it. Thank you so much for including my chutney in your related links! “Sleeping” in the syrup will make them more flavorful. Sounds wonderful. I appreciate the fig-love. Add the onions and cook until translucent, which will take about 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally. COCONUT SUGAR, you say? salt, soft brown sugar, ground cloves, vegetable oil, ginger and 10 more. Cook until the figs soften and the mixture thickens, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching on the bottom. I love that you used coconut sugar. I’m planning to enroll for classes in the near future!! After reading my post about a French Weekend, where I gorged quite a bit on fresh figs out in the countryside, someone back in Paris was kind enough to give me a big bag of these nice and ripe green beauties. Add the figs, orange juice, honey, cayenne, rosemary and star anise and bring back to a simmer. Have you tried it? We'd been freezing and drying the figs too. The green ones are my favorites. i didn’t know what they were like. It is very expensive and people at the store always ask me what I do with them. Would you like any cheese in the recipe? The recipe for this quick fig chutney comes together in less than forty minutes. on a camera & lens, unless you really want to. I use a lot of organic products in cooking. Where I come from (remote rural area in Brazil), green figs compote is such a beloved treat. PS: I have your ice cream book and every single recipe is a winner. My figs are ripening as I type this so will try your recipe out. Set over medium-high heat, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until mixture is thickened and reduced by 2/3, forming a thick syrup. Top 8 Free. Elle avait raison ! My grandmother in Beaufort, North Carolina had two huge fig trees. The next day repeat. I did your recipe. Season with salt and pepper. The fig chutney looks and sounds fab! I have 2007 model Canon powershot camera. Add figs, mustard seeds, and cloves. Delish. A deliciously sweet fig chutney with crunchy seeds and sticky balsamic, which makes for the perfect chutney for cheese and biscuits. Am baking your ginger cake today ….right now it’s inthe oven. (Which once took the life of a patron when it pinned him and his girlfriend – who worked at a club nearby – against the ceiling. I live in Madrid and the markets are filled with figs around this time–makes me want to try this recipe. Cook until the figs soften and the mixture thickens, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching on the bottom. Put the fruit in a preserving pan with the rest of the ingredients, except the sugar. :). Simmer chutney on low heat for another 35 - 40 minutes, stirring frequently, until … There is a wonderful fig festival in the little Sollies Pont village always the last weekend in August and from then the markets and shops can sell them. David you should come to my old stone house in Cyprus right now and sample the purple figs in my garden and an abandoned tree in the lane where I scrump the white figs. Some folks pile chutney atop cream cheese, or mix them together, and enjoy them as an appetizer spread. This sounds quite different to my fig chutney. I recently had some shortly to expire figs to use up (not because I have fig tree -sigh – but rather because they were on special at my local green grocer) and I stumbled upon your roast figs with pernod recipe in The Perfect Scoop and it was an amazing way to make the figs last a few more days. Rinse and core a large apple each, slit the skin round the equator, sit in an ovenproof dish. As I have my own fig trees, I always pluck some young leaves and add them when starting the syrup and discard them once the compote is done. They are picked when very small (less than an inch long), then scrubbed in a sack with coarse salt till the skin is very smooth. I squeeze a lemon over too to stop it browning too much. Place peppercorns, dried figs, shallots, red wine, red-wine vinegar, thyme bundle, salt, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Yum! Add red onions and saute until softened, about 5 minutes. 300 ml . Reading your blog inspires me to eat more!… And make more food of course…. I was in Paris when I was 21 for 3 days, “the whole post-college, 12 cities in 3 1/2 weeks” and this trip will be quite different. This looks wonderful! Cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. After around 10 minutes the onions will have softened. In a small saucepan, bring the red wine to a simmer and cook until reduced by half, about 10 minutes. I am a deprived Canadian who has never even seen imported fresh figs figs in the grocery store. Spectacular tasting menu, love your blog! I love chutney. :) ) but the coconut sugar!? I am definitely looking forward to pulling them out on some dark February day and savoring the seductive flesh of the fig. So try Yam-Tcha 4 rue Sauval if you haven’t already. At Chez Panisse, where I worked, a waitress who lived up in Sonoma had a neighbor named Lucille who sold us some of her excess figs, and the red-fleshed figs that grew on her tree were the best I’ve ever had. If you ever try, I hope you enjoy it. Made a double batch of your Fig Chutney yesterday. We had to put a bag out on the pavement with a note inviting neighbours to help themselves! -Suzanne, On a previous trip to France, we stayed at a country home with a fig tree in the yard. I do need a DSLR. Truly a masterpiece. It’s used in Thai cuisine – although I got mine at an Indian store. I also make lemon chutney as most of us in southern California have lemon trees in our backyards. David – You worked at chez Panisse? A great homemade chutney for Christmas and also one of my favourite homemade gifts to give out to friends and family. It always pains me to buy something (especially something expensive) that I used to be given in abundance. I went to publix their figs looked a bit tough and not the same color so maybe a trip to whole foods. Love all your recipes David. Place the figs in a large pan and cover with boiling water. I can only imagine how great it must taste. Yum. I soooo love your blog and pictures! Your photos are STUNNING as always. never having too much fruit – after an exceptionally mild spring failed to cull blossoms on our two apricots and one apple (all strong producers >50 years old) we are at 50 quarts of apricot jam, 10 lbs of dried apricots, 5 gallons of apricot juice (for apricot wine), 8 gallons of apple juice, 3 apple pies, 3 loaves of apple bread, 10 apple crisps, 5 gallons of applesauce, 10 lbs of dried apples, and pounds and pounds of apples given away. Being a city girl all my life, I’ve always wanted a fruit tree too =) closest was a kumquat one from chinese new year, the indoor kind… but that ain’t the same. Feel free to play around with the spices in this chutney. So look for one in your community if you want to try it out. ¼ tsp Salt. This sweet Fresh Fig Chutney with raisins and apples is the perfect accompaniment for white meat, cheese platters and charcuterie boards. Let cook at a low simmer for 20 minutes, then … Is there any place that serves them in Paris, other than the Spring in the 1 er arrond? Or would that be too much? This is a sweet tomato chutney recipe, prepared commonly in eastern part of India. Dear David – Carol Kadota’s: too good! Here in the UK our fig trees produce reasonable sized figs but to my frustration they never ripen (except for those in private walled gardens where you can see them but can never get your hands on them!). Subscribe and receive David's free guide to the best pastry shops in Paris. My friend and I have been canning & preserving fruits and vegetables. I saw Carol Doda descend from the ceiling atop that white piano-a sight to behold. But be cautious if you put anything directly on top of it, because I’d hate to hear about anything else getting crushed by accident. MyRecipes has 70,000+ tested recipes and videos to help you be a better cook. David, is there any more information you can share about the coconut sugar? Sigh… I dream of eating a fresh fig one day. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, … I’m lucky to have 2 fruit trees in the yard, black mission fig and valencia orange. combine vinegar, brown sugar, onion, orange zest, orange juice, raisins, jalapeño pepper, cinnamon stick, mustard seeds, salt, and allspice; bring to a boil over medium heat. : My powershot has a 6x optical zoom & 18x digital zoom which I loved. Turn the heat off and let the compote stay in the syrup overnight. The chutney looks amazing and I look forward to trying it out and maybe putting on goat’s cheese: match made in Heaven. Now that I don’t have one I obviously miss it. I ate the best figs ever in Montpellier, in the marché des Arceaux. Hi Clarice: I don’t think you need to spend that much money (!) Apparently there are several outfits in the US, and online, where you can do that. OK. Yes No No Preference. If you ever go to Montpellier, don’t miss it. I made fig marmalade this year and am looking forward to using it. Making a chutney is a brilliant idea. I eat one kilo of them each week ;). Figgy Christmas Chutney TheVegSpace. You have a great sense of humour David! Beautiful huge Figs! I’ve been eating them in plain whole milk yogurt and they are absolutely divine with soft cheese (spread the cheese on the fig instead of a cracker…) I didn’t grow up with chutneys of any kind so I’m at a loss. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/29/dining/in-brooklyn-an-abundance-of-fig-trees.html?pagewanted=all, That looks delicious. WHICH LENS do I get? I’ll go get some ginger and do this now. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the figs. And there are blonde-fleshed Kadota figs, which I nicknamed “Carol Kadota’s,” after the famed San Francisco stripper, Carol Doda, who was lowered to the performance floor atop a piano powered by hydraulics. I was on the rue du Figuier last week….lots of beautiful fig trees. Any serving ideas? Combine figs with remaining ingredients in large saucepan, stir over high heat, without boiling, until … Have a lovely week! I have chosen the T3i model. I’m not sure I can make this without making some nice fresh flat bread. Easy to make and easy to modify. Hey. now i am completely addicted, and i hope i never have to face a figless life again. In Brazil we like to serve them chilled and with a slice of fresh cheese. During their seasons, people with fruit trees always seem to be looking for people willing to take some of the fruit off their hands. The chutney is filled chunks of cranberry adding a nice texture and burst of … This looks great, David. Roll in granulated sugar and enjoy. Fruit trees are wonderful, but r.e. David, thank you so much for your blog, over the last 6 months I’ve so enjoyed it. The latter has most certainly been like a fairly sweet marmelade whereas the former has been a chutney. Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled. Ladle into sterilised jars (see Get Ahead tip) and … This fig chutney sounds so delicious … and so perfect with roast pork. But apple cider works just as well in this chutney. Thank you. There are still fig trees growing there, albeit mostly behind walls, but occasionally one hanging over a sidewalk is within reach. Mon dieu. Ah, yes, I love this town. I have a kadota fig tree and it’s time to harvest the figs, really…The recipes look great. Lovely recipe too. Suddenly had a light-bulb moment - why not fig chutney? Figs are a magical fruit. This search takes into account your taste preferences. Stir in the sultanas and cook for a further 5-10min. Sadly, the closest thing I can get to figs here in rural Tennessee are Fig Newtons…. I love figs – but sadly Im the only one in the house who does. I really look forward to trying this recipe. They are incredible large violet sweeties. Stop the hole at the base with some butter the fill with plenty of dark sugar and/or dried fruit. Sadly I won’t be doing this in the future. i will use my iron skillet.. a little fig jam on honey cake maybe. Add all the other ingredients to the pan except for the figs, then season it with salt & pepper. I have some fig which I’m planning to make a goat cheese fig spread. being stupid -when you dice them do you throw in the whole part or just the pulp inside? It was only this last week that I finally tried a fresh fig under the advice of a friend who insisted they will change your life. Am so excited to c the outcome – I can’t wait 60 min :)), http://theblogdeclementine.blogspot.fr/2012/09/chutney-de-figues-avec-fruits-secs.html (in French). I made some fig chutney last year when a friend had an abundance of figs on her tree and I love it. We always go to the festival and, along with other lovely fig-flavoured goodies, purchase a box of 2 kilos perfect large violet figs for maximum 8 Euros. 2.8 for low situations and depth-of-field. (I don’t even know the differences) Some people recommend 50 mm f/1.8 lens. They are great garnishing some roasts, especially pork or can be used in many pastry recipes. i am desperately trying to find a place where i can get lobster rolls ,here in paris. Cool to room temperature before removing the anise and rosemary. In a saucepan, melt sugar with vinegar. I am planning to give a couple of jars as Christmas presents. Seasoned with warming spices like nutmeg, cloves and ginger, it also makes for a wonderful DIY Christmas gift idea for your foodie friends. Thank you as always, Jackie. Add in the remaining ingredients apart from the figs. We make enough syrup so it stays about 2 inches above the figs. Thanks David! 2. Have you ever walked down the rue du Figuier in the 4th arrondisement? Love it in hot choc or cocoa. 3. So much so, that we referred to them officially as “Lucille’s figs”. Yummy, looks perfect! Last night made four jars of your chutney – delicious! I got excited when I saw the palm sugar. Thank you for sharing your stories and recipes. Super fascinated. Congrats on the reworked app BTW. I’ve never tried them :). Desormais, je suis adoratrice des figues. don’t know when! In a small saucepan, bring the red wine to a simmer and cook until reduced by half, about 10 minutes. Add the figs, orange juice, honey, cayenne, rosemary and star anise and bring back to a simmer. Wash the figs and trim stems – my 7-year old did that easily with a short knife, ending up with sticky fingers. It is something I have been wanting to buy for 3 years now. Makes 2 1/2 -3 cups. I did a post on which camera body and lenses that I like to use, My Food Photography Gear, which talks about them a little more in depth. Repeat for five days, take them out and put on cooling racks. Advertisement Cut the figs into chunks, discarding the stalks. I can’t wait to try this recipe. I do recommend one with a aperture that goes down (or up to?) 3 cups fresh figs, top stems removed, roughly choppedÂ, Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Looks great David. It’s an organic market and many of the sellers are producers. I’m looking forward to making this! I will be making this soon! I used to live in a fig desert in Georgia but you are right that the Bay Area is full o’ figs right about now. What a delicious-looking and sounding chutney, David. You do get so you don’t help yourself anymore. The only fruit I didn’t like in chutney was watermelon rind–wrong texture. David, the recipie looks very similar to one I’ve used for several years. We have a small garden and at the moment we are having to stop people and force them to take our runner beans. Think you can get it here Stateside? Thank you for your very fun website—we have used your suggestions for at least 2 years, and it helped us plan a wonderful trip to Paris and Provence last year. The deep fig flavor mixed with cloves, citrus, dates, and rhubarb makes this a fabulous chutney recipe perfect with pork chops, ham, or chicken. Check. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tikEuxfBEq0&feature=relmfu. © 2021 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Make sure to cool it in the refrigerator to firm up before using. This was near Cahors. SF born and bred, how well I remember the piano story. Don’t say it, I know everyone should have such troubles. Go Giants. Check. SF didn’t have many good cafes in those days-maybe also a place called Ernie’s. The yellow coriander seeds look like little specks of ☀️ sunshine against the dark jammy spiced figs. Dear David, Now, I’m confused between 18-135 mm lens or 55-250mm lens or 70-300 mm lens f/4-5.6…….The kit comes with body & 18-55 mm lens. BTW, will be visiting Disneyworld & Grand Canyon early next year. The sugar turns to caramel, so you have to top up the hole with cream, The flesh goes all soufleeee, and the sweet sour bitter flavour is very moreish. Check. Do you think it’s worth trying to make the unripe ones into chutney? Oh my goodness this looks absolutely delicious! The chutney can be served with Indian breads, plain rice, or as a dipper for any kind of spicy fritter, or just use your imagination to pair it with just about anything. Quite good. I usually use an electric fan to speed the process. Hi David..just made the fab fig chutney….it is so good. The chutney will keep for up to 8 or 9 months, unopened, in a … Last updated Dec 25, 2020. I did make a really tasty chutney with tomatoes and plums, but it’s all gone. In the meantime, cut the stems off the figs and roughly dice them. vinegar 1-1/3 cup, either cider or malt or a mixture of the two For 4 years we lived in a ground floor flat in London that boasted as it’s garden’s main feature an apple tree; we were, understandably, very excited at the prospect of having free apples every year but when the season came we just didn’t know what to do with them. I did the nutella and I don’t know why, it stay like sirup. I understand the botanical distinction of fruit vs veggie. They can be served as is, but always chilled first. Can’t wait to make this chutney. Warm regards, Yes David, I did read your post before submitting my question. There are plenty of other great figs out there, from giant Turkey figs to rich, purple Black Mission figs. I love figs, they’re one of my favorite fruits and I miss the Greek figs so much here in Holland. You would with any other preserve mins, stirring, until the chutney is a tomato! 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