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Homemade Fig Jam

  Homemade Fig Jam : Marmellata di Fichi : come farla di casa. Fresh figs, sugar, orange, or lemon juice to have no pectin small batch of fig preserves! Three ingredients only!   I love making homemade fig preserves with orange juice, not lemon. For that purpose, you may prefer… Read more »

Cashew Nut and Fruit Bars

Cashew Nut and Fruit Bars : delicious and easy to do ! For all the people that exercise these Cashew Nut and Fruit Bars are perfect to have while driving home afterwards but I do not exercise. Yoga only. In the morning. For me, energy balls are perfect to pack… Read more »

Rustic Fig and Chocolate Tart

  Rustic Fig and Chocolate Tart is beautiful, melted chocolate and fresh figs tart. Best fig tart recipe for late summer desserts!   This Rustic Fig and Chocolate Tart is irresistible culinary delicacy par excellence if you love figs.   Besides chocolate, what is a good pairing with figs?  … Read more »

Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo)

Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo) : beautiful flavours to enjoy ! My friend has sent me freshly picked tangerines and oranges from the coast, several days ago. I am specially thankful for the batches I receive every year since they are not chemically treated. So, to make the best use of… Read more »

Fig Jam Italian Pie

Fig Jam Italian Pie : Crostata di Marmelatta di Fico. This Fig Jam Italian Pie is my grandmother’s recipe. If you do not have fig jam, any kind could be used. The base for this pie / crostata is similar to Linzer torte ( usually made with raspberry jam )… Read more »

Cannoli Cones with Figs, Honey and Almonds

Cannoli Cones with Figs, Honey and Almonds : the best for Canicular and every other kind of days ! Cannoli, figs, honey and almonds are among the best ingredients for Canicular days since they really require minimum of time to prepare nutritious meal, sweet or savoury, served separated or combined… Read more »

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies : Perfect coastal delicacy. Fresh figs, all their varieties, are my favourite late summer fruit. Mediterraneans appreciate this fruit on their special way. Fresh figs fed generations of islanders during the wars, hungers and travels. When making winter stocks, peasants were drying them on the sun… Read more »