Duke of Hamilton’s Fig Ice Cream

Preparation info

  • Makes

    5 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

In the winter of 1997, my friend Angus Hamilton was sent a letter by a man who was compiling recipes from all the great aristocratic houses. Angus passed this to me, and we discussed what would be best. He was very keen that I should do something using the brown figs from the fig tree that grows against the front wall of Lennoxlove House, his family home. The figs never fail to ripen, despite the Scottish climate. This was in November, so I had to wait until the following year before figs w