Makes 6 servings
For rosemary honey:
2 cups honey
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
9 ripe figs (Black Mission and Kadota) sliced in quarters
Vanilla ice cream
Pour honey in a double boiler or in a bowl over pan over a water bath. Stir in rosemary. Bring water to a boil and heat honey for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
Arrange three fig pieces per bowl with one scoop of vanilla ice cream. Drizzle the rosemary honey over figs and ice cream and serve.
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