Turkish Delight Figs with thanks to Pat Harrison and Masterchef

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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How to say this without sounding ungracious? But I would never have expected to find such an easy, straightforward recipe on Masterchef. They’re beautiful but not in an art-directed way: the purple-blue figs are cut to reveal the gaping red within, so that they sit in their bowl like plump little open-mouthed birds. When they’re slicked with the flower-scented syrup, they become imbued with Middle-Eastern sugariness, and the aromatic liquid itself absorbs and takes on a glassy pink f