Fig and Honey Crumble with Lavender and Coconut

2 03 2012

Figs! Having just come into season here in South Africa, they have been keeping me awake at night for far too long now. Fig crumble, honey roast chicken with figs and a gorgonzola and pecan nut salad, poached figs in a spicy red wine reduction with clotted cream – see what I mean? I have been relentlessly hounded by fig fantasies. And so it was with much delight that I received a little parcel of farm-fresh beauties last weekend from Rob’s chic and cheffy Aunty Sue in Stellenbosch and couldn’t wait to put them to work. This crumble was made all the more delicious by the fact that it turned up at our dinner table on the eve of my book launch, and so was shared with my Mum and friend Jenna who were both in town to share in the fun. So now I am happy to share with you a humble little fig crumble that will have you swooning. Read the rest of this entry »