Fresh Fig Recipes

Recipe Exchange: Italian fig cookies, apple cake

Recipe: Fig- and Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
A stuffed chicken breast or other meat is an elegant way to change up the dinner menu.

Easy dinner recipes: Meatballs three ways in an hour or less
Meatballs. They're so easy and versatile. And did I mention fun? Whether you add them to pasta or soups, stuff them in sandwiches or savor them on their own, they're a simple -- and tasty -- comfort-food classic.

Why you should give a fig
An invitation to a lecture about the “cultural” part of agriculture, reminded me how rarely we think about food and culture. Joining the usually* delightful set of foodie monographs called “The Edible Series” published by Reaktion is a volume called Figs: A Global History by my friend and colleague, David C. Sutton, Director of Research Projects at Reading University.

20 best fast food recipes: part 3
Delicious recipes that can be ready in minutes from top cooks including Yotam Ottolenghi and Angela Hartnett Part four of this series will be launched on Thursday at 8am This is a lovely comforting dish. You could add pesto or fresh herbs to the polenta if you like, or leave out the mushrooms and just serve the eggs on the polenta. Continue reading...

Happy Vodka Day 2014
Vodka hardly needs its own holiday, but it has one—and it’s Oct. 4. Celebrate by mixing up one of these easy-to-make cocktails.

Chef cooks on farmers’ schedule
His pressed white chef's coat is easy to spot in the glimmering morning light at the Santa Fe Farmer ...

Peddling peace and pudding
Parktown North now offers an exciting culinary refuge from the fight or flight of city living at the Pudding Shop, writes Lisa Johnston.

Cooking With The Fruit Of Fall
Apples are abundant, but so are pears, pomegranates, persimmons and figs. Our resident chef shares six recipes.

Frenchtown fifth-grader fills in schoolmates on White House food tour
Abe Lincoln liked fruits and nuts. Albert Einstein was into pasta.