Figs are a fabulous fruit aphrodisiac with a voluptuous shape, a sweet dark flesh with a honey scent, and a unique texture to the tongue. There is a legend has that eating a fresh fig while naked in front of a woman is at the top of the list for performing an erotic act.
The ancient Greeks thought figs were sacred and associated them with love and fertility. Sexy seductress, Cleopatra loved figs. Another fun fact about figs is that is it is believed that an open fig emulates the female sex organs. Next time you see a fig take a look to see if you agree.
This fig recipe also includes the aphrodisiacs honey and pecans, which makes it a triple sexy threat. Make these to serve your boo in bed.
Succulent Stuffed Figs
19 (fresh ripe) small figs
1/4 cup(s) honey
1/2 cup(s) (part-skim) ricotta cheese
1/4 cup(s) natural pecans, toasted and chopped
*Mash the ripest figs on a plate with the honey, using a fork; set aside.
* Trim stems from remaining figs with a sharp knife, then cut a deep “X” in the top of each, making sure not to cut all the way through to the bottom.
*Gently spread each fig apart with your fingertips to make “petals.”
*Combine ricotta cheese and pecans in a small bowl.
* To serve, spoon ricotta mixture into figs. Arrange on a platter and drizzle with the fig and honey mixture.
* Serve the succulent figs to someone sexy ( that just may be yourself).