The Sardinian Fig | Ficus Carica

The edible fig is one of the first plants that was cultivated by humans and is known for its edible fruit throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East. August and September are prime picking months for the fig in Sardinia and we’ve come home with bucketfuls.

Sardinian Fig

Fig leaves have for centuries been used to cover the genitals of nude figures in paintings and sculptures as a protector of modesty. Continue reading