PANCAKES WITH PEARS CARAMELIZED IN FIG PRESERVES + ORANGE HONEY TARRAGON BUTTER
Wow, two of the first five recipes I’ve written here on Allspice & Ally use fig preserves.
You’d think I’d be a huge fan of figs but you’d be wrong. I’ve never actually tasted a fresh fig…
My mom used to give me store bought fig bars for snack time during Chinese School. Nine year-old me used to buy 50¢ Pringles from the snack cart instead.
And I’m not alone. Last time I reminisced about fig bars and Chinese School aloud, my brother exclaimed fig bars are not cookies! with more emotion than he usually expresses about most things.
Sorry mom, neither of your offspring appreciated the snacks.
I still don’t love fig bars but I do enjoy these fluffy pancakes. Served with pears caramelized in fig preserves and orange honey butter, they’ll start you off to a great weekend. Read more