figs for ripeness. The flesh should feel taut but give a little under pressure.
them. They should have a sweet honeysuckle scent.
for up to three days. They're highly perishable, so eat them as soon as possible.
raw or cooked. Figs add a pleasant sweetness that enhances savory food and mellows rich desserts.
them grilled on kebabs, stewed with pork or chicken and sliced raw in salads