Fig Recipes

With the fig season being short and sweet, we’ve found a few of the very finest chef recipes to help you harness the full flavour of these fleshy fruits before the season ends.

From temptingly tangy tarts to colourful creations, there’s plenty to feast upon this autumn…

1 Marcello Tully’s Camembert, fig and onion tart

The Michelin star chef has created a wonderful tart recipe that would kick off any meal with autumnal flair. It’s mouth-watering combination of Camembert and figs are a perfect pairing. Try it yourself here.

2 Ian Cumming’s fig and parmesan pinwheel bread


Create your very own showstopper using this fantastic recipe from last year’s Great British Bake Off star. Served warm on a cold evening, it doesn’t come much better than this. Give it a try here.

3 Grilled honeyed figs on sourdough toast with goat’s milk labneh

The sweetness of the figs and honey combined with the delicious tang of the Middle Eastern cheese hits all the right notes in this fig-filled dish. Like the look of this? Here’s the recipe.

4 Beetroot and fig filo pastry tartlets with Oxford blue cheese

This delicious dish looks great on the plate and tastes even better. The beetroot perfectly balances the rich cheese topping and the sweetness of the figs. Give it a go here.

5 Gino D’Acampo’s herb ricotta stuffed figs

Harness Gino’s Italian flair in this easy-to-make recipe that flourishes through its use of seasonal ingredients. Try it yourself here.

6 Tom Aikens fig tart with cinnamon ice cream

Follow this incredibly tasty recipe from Britain’s youngest multi-Michelin starred chef. Try it yourself here.

7 Autumn Eton mess

This autumnal twist creates a colourful feast for the eyes and the taste buds. The poached pears and glazed figs add a completely new dimension to the summer classic which you can try here.

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