Mission Figs and Milawa Blue Goat’s Cheese Baked in Pastry with Muscat Fig Glaze

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Preparation info
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in
Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

  • About

These little pies are a play on the classic French pithiviers and can be served in place of a cheese course during dinner or as a finale to a lunch menu. They are made purposely small because they are rich. The glaze can be served separately in a jug to be added at the whim of the eater.

Mission figs are a small black variety available in autumn. While I like to use the Milawa Cheese Company’s Mt Buffalo Blue, a goat’s cheese, for this dish, any other blue cheese can be substituted.