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Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - figs in blankets

Tom Winnifrith
Wednesday 6 September 2023

I am not sure where my mad lefty pal L got this idea from, probably the Guardian. But as he came over for a swim and lunch yesterday he brought over warm figs in blankets – the blankets being bacon. Maybe he invented the recipe but he should claim credit for they were stunning.

As we do each summer, Joshua and i have done sterling work harvesting figs here in Greece from roadside trees. Our own fig trees back in North Wales are barely two foot tall and won’t yield much for years. So figs are our summer treat here in Greece. As another summer break draws to a close, until next year…

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About Tom Winnifrith
Tom Winnifrith is the editor of When he is not harvesting olives in Greece, he is (planning to) raise goats in Wales.
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