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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Fig and Walnut jam

Fig and Walnut jam
This Lebanese recipe is made with Sun dried figs. It has a different flavor than the fresh fig jam.

  • 2 cups of chopped sun dried figs
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 3 Tsb Sesame (roasted is recommended)
  • 1/2 cup of walnuts
  • Juice of half a Lemon
  • 1tsp Anise
  • Chop the dried figs and remove the stems.
  • Place in medium pot and mix in the sugar.
  • Add the water. you may add up to 1 cup of water, but you'll need to boil the mixture longer.
  • Stir the mixture and once it starts boiling add the Walnuts
  • Allow to boil on medium heat, then add the Sesame seeds.
  • Add the ground Anise and stir it well with the mixture.
  • Allow the mixture to thicken and then add the Lemon.
  • Leave on low heat for at least 10 minutes until the mixture is thick.
  • Pour in jars.


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