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This is so easy to make and is delicious.


13-15 fresh ripe figs

150mls balsamic vinegar

100mls red wine vinegar

300gm soft brown sugar

Zest and juice of one lemon

2 red onions, thinly sliced

2 tspns mixed spice

10g fresh grated root ginger

1 tblspn olive oil



Remove the stalk from the figs and cut into quarters.

Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat and fry the onion for five minutes until soft and slightly caramelised.

Add all the other ingredients to the pan except for the figs, season with salt and pepper, bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes


Once the liquid has reduced to syrup, add the figs and cook for a further 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Pour into sterilised jars and allow to cool.

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