Contact Star Anise Organic Wholefoods
 

Please use the form on the right to contact me!
I will get back to all enquiries as soon as possible.

Soulla x 

           

123 Street Avenue, City Town, 99999

(123) 555-6789

email@address.com

 

You can set your address, phone number, email and site description in the settings tab.
Link to read me page with more information.

Fig, Brie & Rocket salad

Blog

This blog started as a way for me to share my recipes + culinary adventures, tips for vibrant health + happiness, thoughts on the latest developments in nutritional medicine + the low down on the Sydney wholefoods scene and beyond...

Fig, Brie & Rocket salad

Becca Crawford

Figs remind me so much of my dad and his precious fig trees. In true Cypriot style, he has built his own enclosure for them to keep those pesky birds away, fully netted and complete with fake rubber snakes. Gotta love it. One of the numerous reasons why I LOVE summer is because figs are in season, although their time on the produce store is always fleeting- so try to get your hands on them quick before they disappear! I bought some of these deliciously sweet and delicate fruit of the Gods other day in my gathering expedition, and threw this salad together which was a big hit with the kids.

Ingredients

4 handfuls of rocket
6-8 fresh ripe figs, cut into quarters (I prefer to leave skin on)
1 small round of brie (or camembert) cheese, cut into thin wedges
½ cucumber (I prefer the Lebanese variety), thinly shaved on the diagonal with a vegetable peeler
½ small red onion, thinly sliced in rounds
balsamic vinegar
extra virgin cold pressed olive oil
unrefined salt
cracked pepper

Directions

Arrange rocket on a round serving plate. Arrange the figs, brie, cucumber and red onion slices all around the plate. Dress with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and season with salt and pepper before serving.

Serve as an entrée or a side to a main meal.

Serves 4.

When figs are out of season you could substitute rehydrated dry figs but nothing beats the fresh variety for its unique taste, texture, nutrition and appearance.