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Melissa Fig

One of the many types of figs, the Melissa fig has a jam like interior that is aromatic and sweet. Best used on its own or in a salad or with a dessert but can also be use in a jam or compote. The best substitutes would be Black Mission Fig and Celeste Fig. The Fig Leaf can also used as an edible wrap.

Category

Tropical Fruit

Origin

California

Flavor

Aromatic, Fruity, Sweet

Texture

Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice

Cooking Method

As Is, Barbecue/Grill, Braise, Raw, Roast

Uses

see categorized dishes

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