From left, a sliced Brown Turkey Fig, Brown Turkey Fig, Sierra Fig, Tiger Fig and Black Mission Fig. One of the oldest fruits to be harvested in the San Joaquin Valley, figs remain in demand by chefs, home cooks and food manufacturers. They are sought after for their texture, color and sweetness.
From left, a sliced Brown Turkey Fig, Brown Turkey Fig, Sierra Fig, Tiger Fig and Black Mission Fig. One of the oldest fruits to be harvested in the San Joaquin Valley, figs remain in demand by chefs, home cooks and food manufacturers. They are sought after for their texture, color and sweetness. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
From left, a sliced Brown Turkey Fig, Brown Turkey Fig, Sierra Fig, Tiger Fig and Black Mission Fig. One of the oldest fruits to be harvested in the San Joaquin Valley, figs remain in demand by chefs, home cooks and food manufacturers. They are sought after for their texture, color and sweetness. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

Fresh figs a great way to perk up meals

August 11, 2015 06:00 AM

UPDATED August 20, 2015 07:04 AM

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