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Roasted Figs with Roquefort    HT  HD  30mins

Serves 4     Hot  Pork  Fruit  Hors d’oeuvre  Starter  Appetiser  Eggless

12 fresh Figs
50g/2oz Roquefort Cheese
6 slices Prosciutto, halved lengthwise
Freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6 and lightly oil a  baking sheet.

2. Make a small slit in the side of each fig and stuff a very small piece of cheese into the opening.

3. Wrap a piece of Proscuitto around each stuffed fig and secure with a cocktail stick.

4. Stand the figs on the baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes so the Prosciutto forms a skin around the figs.

5. Season with freshly ground black pepper serve hot or at room temperature.

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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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