A cascade of very fresh, very ripe figs the kids poured out onto the kitchen table. They are from a neighbor’s tree. She doesn’t know the variety (they are actually her next-door neighbors, but a large portion of the immense tree overhangs her driveway, and no one family can consume the vast quantities of fruit.
The figs are pale green with a pink flesh, and very soft and sweet. I think they may be “Desert King”, which does quite well in our climate, and typically produces a large good-quality breba crop (we have a young one in our yard, and it has exactly eight nearly-ripe fruit on it).
I’m planning on starting a small (one gallon) batch of
I’d also like to try
If you’re picking figs,
For all things “fig”, the knowledge bank at
Do you have a favorite fig recipe? A favorite variety?
I will be back with more posts over the weekend. We will be busy with the girls’ Roller Derby practices, birthday parties to attend,