Fig conserve


Preparation info

  • Makes approximately

    1 litre

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in

Breakfasts: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection


By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1998

  • About

With fabulous soft, spicy flavours of the Orient, this conserve makes a memorable accompaniment to Eastern rice pudding, or indeed any of the sweet pancake recipes. Try a spoonful with a bowl of porridge.


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 2


  1. Roughly chop the lemon and lime and place into a square of muslin with the star anise and cloves. Tie into a purse, securing with string and leaving the ends long.
  2. Combine the figs and red wine with 75 ml (