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EXTRAVAGANT!

My fig tree in the back garden is doing very well and I’m ready to harvest the fruit. It amazes me every year that I can grow figs here, that they ripen and that we have so many. 60 more words

Figs

Spiced Fig + Hazelnut Granola

I have finally worked out the secret to the best granola- baking the oats twice and using lots of honey! The initial bake allows the oats to form clusters (hence why lots of honey is needed to help the oats stick together) before any dried fruits are mixed in, and the second bake hardens the oat clusters so they have a lovely crunch to contrast the chewiness of the dried fruit. 190 more words

Recipes

Figs Are Peachy

With an addition of lemon or lime juice, figs have a flavor that reminds me of peaches. And when they come in abundance as they have here this year that’s a great thing. 288 more words

Gardening

The Death Dance of the Fig Wasp

Compelled toward her irresistible doom,

she lustfully orbits the still-firm pod

until natural necessity drives her

into a frenzy and she burrows herself

into the inverted flower of maleness, 104 more words

figs from my tree

there is something totally satisfying about growing your own produce – be it only a fig!

did you know that the fig was one of the first plants ever cultivated by humans, possibly as early as 9400bc.  58 more words

Food/drink, Restaurants, Cafes
FIG AND GOAT CHEESE TART RECIPE – FROM CHEF LISA CORNISH
Intuitive Forager

bloom inward

I found out something yesterday. I learned that a fig is really a flower. It blooms inwardly and the seeds you see are dozens and dozens of tiny blossoms. 267 more words

Devotions