In addition to being rich in vitamins and minerals, figs contain high levels of calcium, which can help lessen the risk of osteoporosis. Their high fiber content helps to promote gut health, and there is some evidence that fig consumption may help to prevent cancer.
This recipe for Panforte is a delightful and delicious addition to any holiday table. It was sent to CCSA as part of a series of emails from our resident chef, Dr. Linda Doody. She began sharing her extensive collection of favorite recipes with friends, family, and the CCSA team as a means of maintaining connections during the COVID-19 pandemic and it has since become a company tradition.
“It’s okay to play with your food.”