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I have been tasting and using these four California Fig Spreads sent to me by Valley Fig. Orchard Choice is their new line of fig spreads and they are the figgiest spreads I have tasted in a long time (and I taste and use a lot of fig spreads).
Here are a few of the ways I used these spreads this month to commemorate #SpreadTheLove:
I featured the Orange Fig Spread in a January review of Salt Spring Island Flowered Fresh Chevre. The sweet, citrus notes of the spread paired naturally with the tart, citrus notes of the cheese.
I made a Chocolate Chip cheesecake using the Organic Fig Spread as a swirl on top. It tasted amazing despite not being as “pretty” as I would prefer.
I paired the Port Wine Fig Spread with the new Ginger Citrus BellaVitano from Sartori Cheese.
I made a ooey-gooey grilled cheese and paired it with the Orange Fig Spread.
Finally I paired it with the Award-Winning Goudas that Marieke Penterman makes on the Holland Family’s Farm in Wisconsin. Reviews of those cheeses and the tastings will be featured in the upcoming American Cheese Society Newsletter “Cheese Bytes”. You can read my Marieke Gouda profile online at the ACS Website.
And as I scraped the last of the Port Fig Spread from the jar, I wept but had one final taste on a yeasty bread for a breakfast nosh…
You can buy their spreads and figs at their online store!!
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