Posh picnic: These are not just figs of your imagination
Figs are in season, and it’s time to celebrate their sweet flavor in a variety of dishes.
Fig trees bore fruit on the banks of the rivers that once filled this land, thousands of years before our ancient people was ingathered to its homeland. Perhaps because our ancestors recognized the fruit’s goodness and sweetness, they named it one of the seven species with which the land was blessed, and perhaps, as they wrote the mythology of our people, they sat in the shade of the fig...
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