1 large pinch of good Saffron
1 Cinnamon stick (or powdered)
2 tsps. Greek Honey
4-8 Figs - cut in half lengthways
Greek Yogurt or Pouring Cream - to serve
Put 300 ml. cold water, sugar, saffron, cinnamon and honey in a largeish saucepan.
Stir to dissolve the sugar and bring gently to the boil - simmer for 5 mins.
Add the figs and simmer for a further 5 mins or until tender.
Remove from the heat and discard the cinnamon stick, if using, or add several pinches of ground cinnamon.
........ very very delicious.......... recipe given to me by a lovely friend.