Fig Season is Here!

Mission Figs

The season for California figs has begun!  To celebrate, I attended a dinner at Maialino Restaurant in NYC which featured figs in every course from appetizer to dessert.  While you cannot go wrong with a sweet plump fig wrapped in prosciutto, or stuffed with Gorgonzola, the menu was an eye opener as far as creative ...

June 11, 2013   1 Comment

Chunky Fig and Orange Jam

Every year in late summer, my friend Tony invites me to have dinner with him under the  fig tree in his Brooklyn backyard.  The massive tree was planted long ago by his Sicilian grandfather and has withstood more than 70 years of the freezing winters we can sometimes have here in New York City.  Today, ...

September 4, 2012   4 Comments

    • Michele Scicolone