Briottet - Creme de Figue (Fig)Liqueur
Known for over 5000 years, eaten and used in the pharmacopoeia in the Middle East from where it originated, the highly energizing, digestive and laxative fig is grown throughout the Mediterranean basin.
The Egyptians used figs for wine-making, the Gauls from Southern France used them to sweeten their dishes. Serve our Creme de Figue as in Malta, with delicious nougat, or try this recipe for fig salad: Serves 6: Peel 750 g figs and cut into pieces.
Place in a large bowl and sprinkle with 3 soup spoonfuls of caster sugar. Add 1 dl Creme de Figues and 1/2 dl Curaaao Triple Sec. Cover with aluminium foil and allow to macerate in a cool place for at least 2 hours.