Serves 8

You need

8 ripe black figs

8 2x1cm sized pieces blue-veined cheese

8 slices Parma style ham or Bresaola

50ml olive oil

8 cocktail sticks

To serve: 2 pita breads


Molten cheese in a warm fig, wrapped in ham!





Remove the stalk from the figs and cut slits into an + shape into the fig, leaving the base intact

Place a knob of cheese into the cavity made by pushing the slits open slightly

Wrap the ham around the figs, securing the ends with a cocktail stick

Place the figs in a baking dish

Drizzle lightly with the olive oil

Bake at 190°C for 10-12 minutes

Serve hot with wedges of toasted pita bread