FARM TABLE FRESH FIG FEST 2010 THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE!

1500 fig lovers strolled the big lawn at Fresno State tasting figs prepared in every way. Restaurateurs, Food Purveyors, Associations, News media and judges reveled in the qualities figs provide, culinary and health, the most prominent. I tasted figs filled with maple, dipped in chocolate and nuts and finished with sea salt, fig ice cream, brisket with fig bbq sauce, Kurabuta pork with fig chutney, cous cous with figs and more. Our fig offering: fig flan with our signature fig balsamic glaze. Our Chef, John, came to me on Thursday to suggest we serve Fig Flan with our signature Fig Balsamic glaze. This would be the first year we would serve sweet rather than savory. John prepared the flan ‘dulce de leche’ style, deep dense custard flavors blended with white dried Calimyrna figs. Delicious, we nicknamed the flan, Juan Flan.  We were selected as The Peoples’ Choice for best fig food 2010! 

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