Here’s a rich and slightly creamy muffin recipe just in time for Mother’s Day. It’s not too late to whip up a batch if you’ve already got the ingredients in your gluten-free pantry.
Figs are believed to have been Cleopatra’s favourite fruit and possess powerful aphrodisiac powers due to their fleshy texture and sensuous resemblance to the female form. Originating in Syria, figs have antioxidant properties and may help to improve plasma integrity, also rich in fibre to ensure smooth digestion.
Figs are one of the sexiest fruits on the planet. These plump, sweet and luscious beauties come from one variety of the Fichus tree, which probably originated in Asia Minor, and is one of the oldest, edible plants. Figs are a natural laxative and their tiny seeds assist the colon in elimination. Here’s a recipe using dried figs which would make a sensational accompaniment to a platter of fresh figs and goat’s cheese or shavings of Parmesan.