- 1 ½ cups marsala or red wine
- ½ cup orange juice
- 2 tbsp orange zest
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 vanilla bean, split in half
- 2 sprigs fresh lemon thyme
- 8 fresh black figs, halved
In a stainless steel pot, simmer the marsala with the orange juice, zest, honey, vanilla bean and thyme on a medium heat for five minutes. Remove from the stove and pour over the fig halves.
Allow to cool and marinate in the liquid at room temperature.
Serve the figs in a shallow bowl by layering a slice of toasted panettone with fig halves, some syrup and a dollop of mascarpone or yoghurt.
Serve with toasted panettone or crunchy biscotti, dollops of mascarpone, icecream or natural yoghurt.
- Cuisine - Italian
- Course - Dessert