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Emma Franklin

Our Assistant Food Editor loves thinking outside the box and is the biggest chilli-head on the team. She grows fruit in her tiny London garden, but would always choose the cheeseboard over the dessert trolley.

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Taleggio fig party bites

  • Serves Makes 12
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total time 15 mins
3.8/5 rating (5 votes)
Taleggio fig party bites
Taleggio fig party bites

step by step

  • 1Toast the slices of baguette under a hot grill for 1-2 minutes each side until lightly golden.
  • 2Cut the taleggio into 12 slices, top each toast with the cheese; grill for 2-3 minutes until just melted.
  • 3Heat the fruit chutney and honey in a pan with a splash of boiling water.
  • 4Stir the cut figs in the chutney to coat them lightly, then place a piece of fig on each toast. Serve warm.
  • If you want this to be a vegetarian recipe, use Taleggio.
  • Recipe photograph by Jan Baldwin

You will need

  • 12 x 1cm slices of baguette
  • 100g Taleggio or Camembert
  • 2 tbsp Christmas spiced fruit chutney
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • 2 ripe figs, cut into sixths

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