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ETYMOLOGY OF THE FIG

ETYMOLOGY OF THE FIG The Turkish Word for “incir” is derived from the Word “Encir” of Farsi (persian) origin. Although the Russian Word is “incira” as in Turkish, it is known by different names in mnay countries. The female fig consumed by humans is “tin” in Arabic, “teena” in Hebrew...
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Benefits of Figs

  Although figs are seasonal fruit, dried figs are available round the year and are a rich source of vitamins,  minerals and fiber. Rich in iron content, dried figs facilitate transport of oxygen in your blood. They are also a good source of vitamin A, B1 & B12. Health benefits obtained...
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Dried Figs

  DRIED FIGS Select fully ripe fruit. Wash or clean well with a damp towel. Peel dark-skinned varieties if desired. Leave whole if small or partly dried on tree; cut large figs in halves or slices. If drying whole figs, crack skins by dipping in boiling water for 30 seconds....
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Freezing Figs

FREEZING FIGS Figs freeze well with or without sugar, peeled or unpeeled. They should be fully ripe for best flavor. Wash ripe figs thoroughly, remove stems, peel if de­sired, leave whole or cut in half. Freeze with or without sugar syrup. TURKISH DRIED FIGS...
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