Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Figs - main crop


The main season of figs is now with us - a little early but very welcome. The hot sunshine intensifies the sweetness and when they are ripe the fruit start to drip honey-like sweet juice. Nothing nicer than going into the garden and picking ripe figs for breakfast. I may even make fig jam.
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4 comments:

Carol said...

LUCKY YOU!!! The most delicious and sensual of fruit. Enjoy!

María Cecilia said...

Hi dear, what lovely figs (higos), I just love them and have two fig trees in my hill, mostly baby ones. Now they are naked but 2 months from now leaves start coming and the figs come in December, then another bloom in April.
Muchos cariños
María Cecilia

Ingrid in Umbria said...

Cara Yvonne,

One of the reasons I love this country... figs - with pecorino cheese! Lucky you to have them in your garden! Enjoy! Bacione e buon week-end, Ingrid

Barbara Zaragoza said...

Mmmm. And what a great tip -- pecorino cheese with figs. Here in Naples I haven't seen figs yet. We've been eating Watermelons all summer long.

Saluti!