Fig and Pear Jam
- serves 0
4 ripe but firm pears, peeled, cored and diced
½ cup dried white figs, diced
¼ cup honey
¼ cup lemon juice
¼ cup slivered almonds
(1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon) crushed black peppercorns
1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the pears are translucent and the cooking juices syrupy. Let cool.
2. Serve at room temperature with soft cheeses (triple cream brie, for example).