Fig Recipes

1/2 teaspoon saffron threads 2 1/2 lbs boneless lamb shoulder cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces 2 medium red onions, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 3 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks Salt and freshly ground black pepper 12 oz dried figs (about 1 [...]

Fresh fig leaves Dried figs (soaked or partially dried) Fresh Figs Red Onion mint Quinoa Allspice Pine nuts Chicken broth Quinoa Pick fresh fig leaves and wash them thoroughly.  Massage them with coarse salt.  I recommend sprinkling the salt on one leaf and rubbing it together with another.  The goal here is to reduce the [...]

1 bottle of Grain Alcohol Chopped up figs (better to peel first) Sugar Chop up a ton of figs and place them in a large glass jar.  Cover them with Grain Alcohol. Let it sit for at least 40 days. Stir regularly.  Strain mixture through cheesecloth.  Boil the same amount of water as the strained [...]