These delicate, ancient beauties are truly magical when perfectly ripe. Great for entrée or cheese platter (centre piece).
These are a sweet indulgence. Figs have been used as sugar replacement. They have antioxidants, are low-moderate on the GI index, but high in FODMAPs (so portion control may be important or to avoid if you have a sensitive gut).
Yes, growers are in Australia — be sure to buy in season, and take care when handing.
- Freshest in mid-February to April.
- Good for cheese platters, starters, desserts. Eat raw, or bake in muffins, cakes, condiments, preserves / jams.
- Store carefully as they are delicate! You can carefully place them in old egg cartons. Make sure you wash before eating, and pat dry with paper towel.