Baked Figs with Greek Yogurt Recipe

Baked Figs with Greek Yogurt

Ripe figs are naturally sweet so you don’t need a lot of embellishments for this easy recipe. In France baked figs will be served with Faiselle, an unsalted, soft and very fresh curd cheese either made from cow, goat or sheep milk. For us mortals not living in France, baked figs can be served with strained Greek yogurt or fromage blanc.

Quince Paste Recipe

Quince Paste

Quince is an old-fashioned but dearly loved fruit with Provence traditionalists. Quince paste is one of the 13 sweets of the traditional Provence Christmas. It combines well with cheese and is a delicious addition to breakfast.

Apricot Mousse Recipe

Apricot Mousse

Mousse d’Apricots, a fragrant, light dessert based on a recipe I got from friends in the South of France. While fresh apricots are enjoyed in season, a great deal of them is dried for use throughout the year. I use dried ones and serve it with crème fraîche or mascarpone.

Quince Compote Recipe

Quince Compote

A rather time-intensive recipe, that’s why you rarely see it on restaurant menus. Quinces are very hard and it takes a lot of effort to peel them with a sharp knife. If you do quince paste it’s worthwhile to try your hand on quince compote, killing two birds or rather two quinces at the same time.

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