|Now is the time for walnuts - what a sight!|
Preparation Time - 15 minutes
Cooking Time - 10 minutes
500g/ 1 lb Turkish dried figs
2 tbsps sugar
juice of 1/2 lemon
50g / 2oz shelled walnuts
- Place figs in hot water to soak for 1hr and then gently simmer in the same water until soft. Don't overdo it: they shouldn't be mushy.
- Drain and pass the cooking liquid through a sieve into another pan. Add the sugar and lemon juice to the cooking liquid.
- Continue cooking gently to create a concentrated fig syrup.