The best recipes with (fresh) figs

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When the fig season has arrived, we don’t know how fast to stock up on these purplish sweet bombs. Figs give every meal an instant joie de vivre  feeling, but above all they also provide a nice taste. We collected the tastiest recipes with figs for you. Can you move forward again if the item falls from the tree.

The tastiest recipes with figs

From galettes to chutney and from delicious toasted sandwiches to modest tarts: the fig is a real friend to everyone.

Sandwich with brie, Parma ham and fig from Nigella Lawson

If there is anyone who can rightly call herself the  “Queen of comfort food”  , it is Nigella Lawson. Also this time she manages to share a recipe that feels like a warm hug at the first bite. No wonder, because if you combine brie, Parma ham and fresh figs, you can hardly go wrong.

sandwich with brie from Nigella Lawson> To the recipe: Sandwich with brie, Parma ham and fig

Galette with figs, goat cheese and thyme

If there’s one thing we love, it’s galettes. These ‘pies’ make our heart for French cuisine immediately beat faster. We drape the dough carefully but with some nonchalance over the filling and when the warm cake comes out of the oven, we feel like we are on a small farm in the French Provence every time.

Galette with figs, goat cheese and thyme

> To the recipe:  Culy Homemade: galette with figs, goat cheese and thyme

Fig tart with hazelnuts from Rutger

You may be a good cook, but baking well is a profession in its own right. Fortunately, we always have ‘our’ Rutger. Like no other, he knows all recipes seem easy and therefore unconsciously gives you the confidence of a master baker. This fig tart with hazelnuts is another winner. Combine the figs with the hazelnut frangipane and you won’t know what you will taste!

> To the recipe: Rutger fig tart with hazelnuts

Sweet potato salad with fresh figs and balsamic

This sweet potato salad with fresh figs and balsamic vinegar is a  spin-off of an Ottolenghi classic . Yotam serves the whole with, among other things, goat cheese and fried spring onions. But the dish is also delicious without it.

Sweet potato salad with fresh figs

> To the recipe: Sweet potato salad with fresh figs and balsamic vinegar

Crostinis with goat cheese, fresh figs and walnuts

The perfect combination of savory and sweet can be found in these crostinis with goat cheese, fresh figs and walnuts. In any case, a crostini is always a good idea, but this variant is very tasty…

> To the recipe: Crostinis with goat cheese, fresh figs and walnuts

Fig chutney by David Lebowitz

Is there anything better than the combination of savory and sweet? We don’t think so. Especially if we make this combination of (our great love)  cheese and then spread a nice spoonful of fig chutney on it. Making chutney may be very easy, but making it always gives you the feeling that you have your life in order. Are you sure you stock up on some tasty cheese?

> To the recipe: Fig chutney by David Lebowitz

Spicy figs from the oven

If there is one country where they know what to do with figs, it is Italy. If you come there more often for a longer period of time, then you have probably received a tassie of fresh or dried figs from an old neighbor with a fig orchard.

They canning them, making pots of chutney or eating them out of the oven. Delicious! Pro tip: it’s also nice to eat the figs with a slice of fried bacon or pancetta.

> To the recipe: Spicy figs from the oven

Almond cookies with mozzarella, Ganda ham and fig jam

If we are talking about recipes with figs, then the classics will of course be served on a crostini, in a salad and as a chutney. Because that’s where the figs may flourish at their best. But the figs also come into their own in this fig jam that you spread on the almond cookies. And, it’s super easy to make too!

> To the recipe: Almond cookies with mozzarella, Ganda ham and fig jam

Bread & butter pudding with almond paste and figs

This recipe with figs comes from the book Viva Arabia by Merijn Tol and Nadia Zerouali. A recipe that we often enjoy, because admit it: combining figs with food is a very good idea.

> To the recipe: Bread & butter pudding with almond paste and figs

Tartines with goat cheese, figs and prosciutto

In the alley of recipes with fresh figs you will see many goat cheese, fig and ham combinations. Logical: because sweet and savory simply pass through one door.

In this recipe we make tasty tartines from this trinity. That is actually the chic name for a well-filled sandwich. This tartine with goat cheese, figs and prosciutto is sure to do the trick for your next lunch.

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