Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Honey and Ginger roasted Fig

Enjoy this simple and tasty recipe which is perfect for breakfast as well as pudding. 

Serves 4

8 large fresh figs
1 tablespoon of honey
A few sprigs of Greek basil
200g of all natural yoghurt.
3 tablespoons of Ginger wine
1 teaspoon of golden caster sugar


Pre heat the oven to 180*c
Cut the figs into quarters, place in an oven proof dish, pour 2 tablespoons of the ginger wine over the figs and sprinkle with sugar. 

Roast the figs for 8 minutes, then take it out of the oven (making sure you have a protective glove on) and
drizzle with honey. 

Place the figs back into the oven and bake for a further 4 minutes. 

Take the figs out from the oven proof dish and place in a separate bowl till it's cool. 

Tear the leaves from the Greek basil sprig and add to the ginger and honey juice in the oven proof dish. Mix it well and add a tablespoonful of the juice to the yoghurt and stir. 

Serve the figs with your flavoured yoghurt, drizzle the remaining juices on the fig and garnish with the tip of the Greek basil.


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