figs grow well in Arabia and are a popular dessert, plain or dressed up like this.
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 2 Tbs. honey
- 1 whole clove
- 18 walnut halves
- 18 fresh figs or one 17-ounce jar whole figs, drained
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1/4 tsp. vanilla
- Chopped walnuts
1) With vegetable peeler, cut a thin strip of peel about 2 inches long from lemon. Set aside.
3) In a small saucepan combine lemon peel strip, lemon juice mixture, Sugar, honey, and clove. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook and stir till syrup is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; discard clove and lemon peel. Cool slightly.
6) Sprinkle each serving with chopped walnuts. Makes 6 servings.