Sunday, September 4, 2011

Fig Collecting and Bug Eating

Ripe fig
Over the last few weeks our fig tree has been covered with fresh figs! We have been eating them fresh, freezing, and drying. At the bottom of this post are a few recipes related to ways we have been cooking with them.

The fig tree
While collecting figs, a tasty looking beetle was found on a leaf.

Chickens love bugs as you can see below. . .
video
Some recommended recipes for the figs:
Roast figs with goat cheese (have not tried it with the peppered honey yet!):
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Fresh-Figs-with-Goat-Cheese-and-Peppered-Honey-235549
Fig tortilla pizza (have not tried it with ham, but it is excellent with thinly sliced tomato!):
http://www.indobase.com/recipes/details/fig-pizza.php

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