AUTOPLAY
Fig Paste
8 steps
What you’ll need
155g
Sesame Seeds
1/2 tablespoon
Pink Pepper Corns
1/2 teaspoon
Freshly Grated Nutmeg
125ml
Ouzo
Fresh Fig Leaves
200g
Walnuts
1/2 teaspoon
Black Pepper
2
Ground Cloves
350g
Honey
Plastic Wrap
1/2 teaspoon
Aniseed
1 teaspoon
Cinnamon (ground)
2 tablespoons
Grape Molasses
1.5kg
Dried Figs
Butchers Twine
Soak to clean the fig leaves of any dirt or residue.
1. Soak to clean the fig leaves of any dirt or residue.
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Dry them on paper towels
2. Dry them on paper towels
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Line your moulds with plastic wrap and then tie a cross of butchers twine long enough to tie the top
3. Line your moulds with plastic wrap and then tie a cross of butchers twine long enough to tie the top
3
Line the moulds with fig leaves overlapping as you go. Ensure there is enough to fold over the top
4. Line the moulds with fig leaves overlapping as you go. Ensure there is enough to fold over the top
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Toast individually the sesame seeds, nuts and aniseed until golden add them to the spice mix
5. Toast individually the sesame seeds, nuts and aniseed until golden add them to the spice mix
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Add the figs nut mix and the rest of the ingredients and pulse in a food processor until fine.
6. Add the figs nut mix and the rest of the ingredients and pulse in a food processor until fine.
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Tightly fill your moulds with the mixture folding over the fig leaves to seal adding extra if needed
7. Tightly fill your moulds with the mixture folding over the fig leaves to seal adding extra if needed
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Tie string to hold the bundle together. Lightly oil the leaves with olive oil to preserve.
8. Tie string to hold the bundle together. Lightly oil the leaves with olive oil to preserve.
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