Fresh Figs, Four Ways

Arugula with Fresh Figs, Walnuts, and Shaved Parmesan
Arugula with Fresh Figs, Walnuts, and Shaved Parmesan

Bitter greens like arugula and watercress are another classic pairing with fresh figs. For our salad course, I dressed fresh arugula with a good olive oil and balsamic vinegar and topped with walnut halves, quartered figs, and shaved parmesan. (Tip: Use a vegetable peeler to get nice, thin parmesan curls!). Served on a wide, flat platter, it made a beautiful dish.

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One thought on “Fresh Figs, Four Ways

  1. Beautiful pictures. Beautiful concept. Just eat fresh fruit. Well, maybe I will reconsider. With the figs I will add a couple slices of prociutto …

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