- ripe figs
Although not juicy, the fig is an incredibly luscious fruit, with a delicate aroma and sweet…
- balsamic vinegar
True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…
Prosciutto is a sweet, delicate ham intended to be eaten raw. The word 'prosciutto' is…
- shaved parmesan
Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…
- fresh mint or rocket leaves
There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…
Halve the figs lengthways and put them, cut side down, without oil, in a hot griddle pan (or heavy-based frying pan) for 1 minute until charred. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and salt and black pepper to taste, and, while still warm, wrap each half in a little piece of prosciutto.
Serve as canapés or a starter, garnished with shaved parmesan and fresh mint or rocket leaves.