New Crop Nuts and Dried Fruit! Gourmet Gifts for the Holidays! Free shipping on orders over $100!
½ cup honey (or less to taste)
1 ½ cups dried whole organic Turkish apricots, halved
2 cups dried organic Calymirna figs, stemmed and halved
½ cup organic raisins
½ tsp spearmint, fresh or dry, chopped or crushed leaves
½ tsp anise / fennel seeds
juice of 1 small lemon or ½ of a big, juicy lemon
Garnish: Toasted walnut halves and slivered almonds
yogurt (Mediterranean yogurt or sheep yogurt is especially good!)
In a saucepan, bring the honey and water to a boil. Add the halved apricots and figs and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the raisins, spearmint and anise seeds Continue to cook for about 20 minutes. When the figs are thick and tender and the liquid has become a very thick syrup, stir in the lemon juice.
Serve hot, chilled or at room temperature in small dishes garnished with 2 or 3 walnut halves, a few slivered almonds and a sprig of fresh mint. Or serve plain yogurt with a tablespoon or two of the conserve on top, garnished with the nuts and mint and an orange slice… very, very good all together!
Rancho Vignola is fully committed to fair trade principles in order to support the farmers, growers, and processors we work with.
Any remaining inventory at the end of our Spring Clearance Sale will be donated to food banks and charitable organizations across Canada.
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