Fig Crumble Bars

“S’up Figgy?” Figs are so dang lush! Yes, they are delicious when eaten in their fruit-form, but I have a sneaking suspicion that a fig’s destiny lies somewhere a little sweeter. Perhaps, when they are hanging on the tree discussing their fates, they daydream about glorious things, like cookies and fruit cakes and pies and…

Fig, Apple & Pear Chutney

This is hands-down my favourite Christmas chutney. If you’re going to make one chutney this year, make this one! My WONDEFULLY WARM-HEARTED FRIENDS at Under the Christmas Tree kindly published this recipe on their holly-jolly website. If you love Christmas, then Under the Christmas Tree is the place for you! It’s a wonderland of good-tidings, comfort…

Fig & Ginger Truffles

For me, fig and ginger is a glorious pairing: a match made in heaven. One is sweet and sticky, the other is warm and spicy. Cover that in melted chocolate and you really will think you have gone to heaven. I won’t lie to you, truffles are time consuming and things can get a little…

Fig, Apple & Ginger Chutney

The thing I love about Swiss supermarkets, is that they’re seasonal. Yes, it can be frustrating if you get a sudden craving in November for grilled asparagus. Frankly, unless you’re willing to scour the city or fork out at Fortnum & Mason’s, then you’re going to be out of luck. But, when the asparagus season…

Fig, Ginger & Chocolate Mincemeat

This Mincemeat recipe is truly luscious, darkly exquisite and maybe a little bit naughty. Sure, you could settle for traditional mincemeat and I agree that Christmas is a time for tradition. But why settle? Because Christmas is also a time for pushing the boat out. And I mean really push the boat out. When you’ve finished with…