The sky of figs is already open

Figs are a unique and delicious fruit that is only in season for a short time each year that you should take advantage of. Be sure to enjoy them while they last. A good source of fiber, potassium and vitamin B6, figs are also a natural source of antioxidants.

Originally from the Mediterranean region, although now found all over the world, there are more than 700 different varieties of figs, but the most common species is the black fig.

Figs are an unsung hero in the food world. They can be used not only in desserts, but also in salads or as a dressing for meat, fish and cheese to create the perfect balance between the sweet and salty flavors they love so much. As we already know, figs go great with nuts, cheese and honey and can be used in recipes for cookies, cakes, pies and jams where their use is widespread.

However you enjoy them, figs are a delicious and healthy choice, perfect for any time of day.

Tart with fig and brie


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry
  • Brie cheese, cut into small pieces
  • sliced ​​figs
  • 1 beaten egg


  1. Preheated oven.
  2. Place the sheet of puff pastry on a baking sheet.
  3. Spread the brie cheese over the puff pastry sheet.
  4. Spread the figs over the cheese.
  5. Brush the edge of the puff pastry with beaten egg.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Fig and meat pie


  • 1 kg of minced meat
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup figs, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup beef broth


  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees
  2. Grease a mold with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the minced meat, onion, salt, black pepper, thyme, basil, garlic powder and breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the egg and milk and place it in the prepared pan.
  5. Place the figs on top of the toast. Drizzle with more olive oil if desired. Pour the meat broth over the figs.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until meat is cooked through.

Why not buy fresh figs (if you can find them) and experiment with different ways to enjoy them?

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