Figs are one of the world's oldest cultivated fruits. They are native to the Middle East and Western Asia and part of the mulberry family. Figs are thin-skinned and soft with a sweet and juicy interior. The entire fruit is edible. They are excellent made into jams, pastes, and eaten fresh. Brown turkey figs are plumper, earthier, and have less seeds than other fig varieties.
Uses: Wash figs well before eating. Figs pair exceptionally well with cured meats, cheeses, honey, and balsamic vinegar.