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Fig Recipes

A collection of sweet and savoury recipes using figs

Jump to:-  Starters & Soups   |  Main Courses  |  Accompaniments | Desserts | Cakes & Bakes


Figs are one of the earliest fruits cultivated by man. Although there are 800 species the Common Fig (F.Carica) is the type most commonly cultivated nowadays for culinary purposes.


Below are some on the many fig recipes on this site using fresh or dried figs. To find them all, use the search form For lots more detailed information about figs click Origins, uses and History of figs  and don't forget to visit our page on National Fig Week.



Key:-      Veg = Vegetarian      HT = Hot      CD = Cold      SP = Soup      HD = Starter       

MC = Main Course        ACC = Accompaniment       DP = Desserts      CBF = Cakes/Baked Fayre


Fig Starters & Soup Recipes

Parma Ham With Fresh Figs   CD  HD  Italian  10mins

Figs Stuffed with Tapenade    CD  HD  15mins

Pan Fried Figs With Chorizo    HT  HD  15mins

Figs with Goat Cheese   Veg  HT  BBQ  HD  25mins

Prosciutto Roasted Figs    HT  HD  30mins


Fig Main Course Recipes

Oriental Chicken Salad   CD  MC  15mins plus marinating

Duck Breasts with Figs    HT  MC  French  45mins

Roast Salmon with Caramelised Figs    HT  MC  45mins

Lemon Chicken with Figs    HT  MC  Egyptian  75mins

Lamb with Figs     HT  MC   90mins

Jabalí con Higos en Rioja   (Wild Boar)  HT  MC  Spanish 115mins


Fig Accompaniments and Side Dish Recipes

Fig and Pistachio Couscous   Veg  CD  ACC  15mins plus cooling

Dessert Fig Sauce    Veg  HT  ACC  25mins

Gingered Figs     Veg  HT  ACC  45mins

Fig and Wild Rice Salad    Veg  CD  ACC  50mins plus cooling

Honey Baked Stuffed Squash    Veg   HT   ACC  55mins


Fig Desserts, Cakes & Bakes Recipes

Chocolate Ricotta Figs   Veg  CD  DP  15mins

Figs with Raspberry Cream   Veg   CD  DP 15mins plus chilling

Hot Compote of Figs    Veg  HT  DP  15mins

Whiskey Baked Figs    Veg  HT  DP  20mins

Dessert Fig Sauce    Veg  HT  ACC  25mins

Fig Soufflé    Veg  HT  DP  35mins plus cooling

Fig Cake   Veg  CD  CBF  65mins

Louisiana Honey Cake    Veg  CD  CBF  Creole  Cajun  65mins

Fig Date and Walnut Bread    Veg CD CBF Egyptian 85mins plus cooling

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