Joe Banks wrote:When the leaves turn yellow at the end of the season they make an excellent tea which tastes kind of like marshmallows.
N. Neta wrote:Found this recipe on YouTube...
Sounds very promising...
This fig leaf recipe from Ollie Dabbous is only for the most accomplished and determined cook. It is a masterclass in technique and presentation which shows off rarely used fig leaves.
Leigh Tate wrote:This isn't the leaves, but I've used the white fig sap to make a soft cheese.
Matt Mill wrote:(b) make simple syrup with fig leaves to produce a wonderful syrup that is good for making ice cream, homemade soda, or cocktails (fig leaf Old Fashioned).
N. Neta wrote:
Great to hear, Matt...
Would you be willing to share the syrup recipe?
Thank you so much.
Matt Mill wrote:Just put something like those proportions in a saucepan with a few fig leaves and simmer it until the sugar has dissolved and it turns a nice rich color. Then refrigerate.
Just a reminder, toasted, young leaves of fig trees taste like coconut! Bake them in an oven at 375F for until crunchy/brittle then crush up and add wherever you'd put coconut. Mmmmmm!