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Fig Heaven: 70 Recipes for the World's Most Luscious Fruit

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They come fresh or dry, in yellow or purple, from California and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries. They are in restaurants, supermarkets, fruit stands, backyards, and inside some very famous cookies. What are they? They're figs — one of America's favorite fruits.

From Mission and Kadota figs to Adriatic and Calimyrna varieties, award-winning cookbook author Marie Simmons leaves no fig or fig leaf unturned in this extraordinary book about this most extraordinary fruit: Fig Heaven.

Figs are harvested in late summer and early fall, but, fortunately for us, they are easily dried and packaged, so they're available all year long. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, plump, fragrant figs are guilt-free indulgences that can be enjoyed in countless ways.

Fig Heaven is an inviting, comprehensive cookbook offering 70 recipes for both fresh and dried figs. They range from appetizers, salads, and sandwiches to entrées and desserts.

On the savory side, you'll find Open-Faced Dried Fig and Melted Blue Cheese Sandwiches; Fettuccine with Fresh Figs, Lemon, and Rosemary; and Lamb Pilaf with Artichokes and Dried Figs. If your sweet tooth needs some real satisfaction, there's a Fresh Fig and Peach Crumble, Dried Fig and Walnut Biscotti, and Molten Chocolate Roasted Figs with Vanilla Custard Sauce.

About the Author

Marie Simmons is an award-winning cookbook author, Bon Appétitmagazine columnist, and contributor to many magazines and newspapers. She lives in Richmond, California, with her husband, John, and a two-year-old Brown Turkey fig tree.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060538491
Subtitle:
70 Recipes for the World's Most Luscious Fruit
Author:
Simmons, Marie
Author:
Marie
Author:
by Marie Simmons
Author:
Simmons
Publisher:
William Morrow Cookbooks
Location:
New York
Subject:
Cookery
Subject:
Fig.
Subject:
Specific Ingredients - Fruit
Subject:
Cookery (Figs)
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Fruits and Vegetables
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
20040511
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.52x7.66x.80 in. 1.22 lbs.

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