Here are the building blocks of a quick, easy and apparently improvised dessert to help you use up some of your stored fruit preserves.
Oh Bring Us A Figgy Pudding (Or Else..!)
Fine, you can have the pudding! Just stop singing at me. And you have to promise not to come back again tomorrow, okay?
A Frost-Pruned Fig Tree, and What Happened Next
Last year our fig tree was hit by a late frost. Every apical bud and fruitlet was killed. But that was far from the end of the story…
More Fruit Stories from Atlas Obscura
Here’s another selection of fruit-related stories from the Atlas Obscura archives.
The Austin Manuscripts, on Making Fygeye
Another medieval fruit pudding for you, this time a concoction of figs, ale and breadcrumbs, spiced with cinnamon.
Now Collecting Historical Orchard Recipes
I’ve started putting together an index page of the archive recipes that I’m posting on the site.
Planting Our Fig Tree
In which we introduce our new fig tree to its fig-pit home.