Latin Name: Ficus carica
Description: Lobed, dark green and light green leaves; Native to the Middle East and Asia; In colder climates the fig trees are sometimes buried over the winter to protect them from the cold -- this practice has traditionally been embraced by the Italian diaspora living the northeastern U.S. and Canada
Tasting Notes: Smoky, fruity flavor; Distinctive coconut aroma
Usage: Not for raw consumption; Wrapping meat, fish, and, even cheeses; Grilling; Steaming; Soup; Curry; Tea
Storage Instructions: Best if used within 7 days of procurement.