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Resin Berry Figs (“Bordeaux”)

Certain figs are more figgy, resinous, than others, and a few cultivars – the “Bordeaux” types in particular, Resin Berry – may have more resinous taste, or aftertaste, than most. Ronde de Bordeaux, Violette de Bordeaux, Mission, Noire de Caromb, and the like, seem to have a more resinous flavor than typical, an aged or molasses-caramel flavor, sometimes described as… Continue reading Resin Berry Figs (“Bordeaux”)

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Sugar-Berry Figs

With flavors ranging between sugary and resin berry (“Bordeaux”), the sugar-berry figs are neither fully sugar figs nor fully berry figs but a mix of the two. These dark-skin figs have a light generic berry or fresh fruity flavor compared to the true berry figs’ intense jam flavors. More fruit juice flavors, somewhat resinous, less berry jam or punch flavors. Sugar-berry cultivars include LSU… Continue reading Sugar-Berry Figs