Fresh figs in wine







Cook Time

00-00 Min


  • 450ml/3⁄4pt dry white wine
  • 75g/3oz clear honey
  • 50g/2oz caster sugar
  • 1 small orange
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 450g/1lb fresh figs
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Put the wine, honey and sugar in a heavy saucepan, and heat gently until the sugar dissolves.
  • Stud the orange with the cloves, and add to the syrup with the figs and cinnamon. Cover and simmer until the figs are soft.
  • Transfer to a serving dish, and leave to cool before serving.


Ensure success with Fresh Figs in Wine by taking these precautions.
  1. Quality Figs: Choose fresh, ripe figs for the best flavor and texture.
  2. Wine Selection: Opt for a high-quality wine that complements the sweetness of the figs.
  3. Cleanliness: Wash and dry figs thoroughly before use to remove any impurities.
  4. Wine Quantity: Use the right amount of wine to balance flavors without overpowering the dish.
  5. Soaking Time: Allow figs to soak in wine for an optimal duration to absorb flavors.
  6. Storage: Keep the figs refrigerated in a sealed container to preserve freshness.
  7. Serve Chilled: Present the dish chilled for a refreshing and delightful experience.
  8. Visual Appeal: Arrange figs attractively for an appealing presentation.
  9. Accompaniments: Consider pairing with complementary foods like cheese or nuts for a well-rounded experience.
  10. Enjoy Promptly: Consume within a reasonable time frame to savor the peak flavors of the dish.

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