What's Tasty at Sigona's Farmers Market

May 16, 2012

Dried Calimyrna Figs Packed with Antioxidants

John Sigona’s Pick of the Week: Dried Calimyrna Figs

Central California 

Jumbo Dried Calimyrna Figs 

Reg. $5.99 (10.5 oz. container)

On sale for $3.99

Simply the very best…luscious, rare, jumbo-sized Calimyrna figs…you’d be hard pressed to find these incredible California whole dried figs anywhere but at Sigona’s Farmers Market.

Many of you have asked that I put our jumbo-sized Calimyrna dried figs on sale again. Lucky for you I’ve secured another great buy — so, once again, here is your requested special price!

Dried California Calimyrna figs are of superb quality. They’re big and plump, versatile, healthy and absolutely delicious. They are a delicious, nutritious treat to be enjoyed in numerous ways:

  • Easy to stuff with your favorite cheese: try a few with Gorgonzola and walnuts or pair with any type of goat cheese and serve alongside walnuts/pecans
  • Wrap them with prosciutto and serve with blue cheese
  • Blend up a fig-banana smoothie
  • Chop them up for a fig-nut sandwich
  • Add diced figs to a goat cheese pizza
  • Bake up a cambozola and fig pizza on focaccia bread
  • Snack on them out of hand
  • Add chopped figs to cereals or other fresh fruit smoothies

    John outside with produce

    John Sigona is the dried fruit & nut buyer for Sigona’s Farmers Markets in Palo Alto and Redwood City, Calif.

Also, check out the following nutritional info is from the California Fig Advisory Board:

  • Fresh and dried figs contain disease-fighting antioxidants
  • Fresh and dried figs contain good amounts of calcium
  • Fresh and dried figs contain good amounts of potassium
  • Fresh and dried figs contain good amounts of iron
  • And—lots of dietary fiber
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