Fresh figs with ricotta toast & balsamic
- Preparation time: 25 minutes
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Total time: 45 minutes
8 slices sourdough bread
Extra virgin olive oil, to drizzle
1 tbsp clear honey, plus extra to serve
Aged balsamic vinegar — a thick and sticky variety such as
Waitrose Invecchiato or Belazu Special Reserve, to serve
1. Preheat a griddle over a medium–high heat. Lightly drizzle the bread on both sides with oil and cook for 1–2 minutes each side until charred.
2. Meanwhile, combine the ricotta, honey and a little freshly ground black pepper in a bowl.
3. Spread each piece of toast with the ricotta mixture. Slice or tear the figs and divide among the toasts. Drizzle with more honey and balsamic, then finish with freshly ground black pepper to serve.