I’m going to keep this post pretty short and sweet — make this fig butter. Think apple butter, but with more depth of flavor, more subtle caramelization and little seeds that pop and crunch between your teeth.
The butter itself is vegan, paleo, and gluten-free, though if you’re paleo, it might be harder to find things to spread it on. For those of you so inclined, imagine this on a sandwich with brie, arugula and prosciutto, the brie melting out the sides and the sweetness of the fig butter contrasting with the salty prosciutto and peppery greens. You could stir this into oatmeal, breakfast quinoa, yogurt. You could spread this on apple slices and call it a day. Or you could spread it on a cinnamon-raisin bagel and pretty much have the best day ever. Continue reading