Dried Fig Tidbits
Here you will find an interesting recipe to serve as a welcoming appetizer at a dinner party; dried fig balls with pine nut powder and black pepper. You can make it all year round; the better the quality of the ingredients you choose the tastier it will be!
200 gr dried figs
100 gr pine nuts
red and black pepper, coarsely ground
2 tbsρ aged balsamic vinegar
With a sharp knife cut the dried figs into small pieces.
Roast the pine nuts and chop coarsely.
Τake two tablespoons οf the pine nuts and pound with a mortar and pestle until they turn into powder.
Mix the figs and pine nuts together, lightly salt and add the balsamic νinegar.
Mix the pine nut powder with the coarsely ground pepper.
Using the hands, shape the fig and pine nut mixture into small balls and roll them in the pine nut-pepper powder.
Put in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours before serving.