Broiled Fresh Figs, Goat Cheese-Mascarpone Crema with Sweet Basil Sauce and Pine Nut Tuile

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The Dessert Architect

By Robert Wemischner

Published 2009

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Caramelized fresh figs, goat cheese-mascarpone crema, sweet basil sauce, pine nut tuile. A fruit known in antiquity, figs were enjoyed by the ancient Romans who knew both the fresh and dried variety and took advantage of the inherent sweetness of the fruit at a time when processed sugar itself was a rare luxury. In the United States, the fresh fig market is small compared to the quantities of dried figs that are sold for use in the cookie making industry. There is no clearer announcement th