CNF.0131.0220 CNF.0131.0220
Confettura Extra di Fichi Rossi e Mandorle

Extra Red Fig and Almond Jam

Net weight: 220 g - 7.76 oz



Extra Red Fig and Almond Jam is made with a very high percentage of fresh fruit, cane sugar and almonds. Excellent spread on bread, pancakes or as an ingredient in cakes and biscuits. Also excellent with mature cheese or red meat.

COD: CNF.0131.0220
EAN: 8056539060734
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
189 kcal - 791 kJ
0.2 g
of which saturated
0 g
46 g
of which sugars
32 g
0.9 g
0 g

Red figs (76%), Cane sugar, Lemon juice, Almond granules (3%)

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

Red figs are one of the oldest fruits cultivated by man. The first documents proving the cultivation of red figs date back to 7000 BC. Red figs were also an important food in Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece. They were eaten fresh, dried or made into jams, juices and liqueurs. They were also an important food in the Middle Ages. Finally, red figs were an important food during the American Revolution. They were consumed by American soldiers because of their high digestibility and calorie content.

The story of red fig and almond jam: an ancient culinary treasure

The story of red fig and almond jam is an ancient culinary treasure that has its roots in antiquity. This delicious combination of figs and almonds has been loved and appreciated for centuries in different cultures and culinary traditions. It is said that fig jam dates back to ancient Greece and Rome, where it was prepared as a delicacy for the aristocracy. Over time, the recipe has evolved and spread around the world, with regional variations incorporating local influences. Today, Extra Red Fig and Almond Jam is still a real treat for the palate, with its sweet, rich flavour and smooth, spreadable texture. It is a testament to the culinary art passed down from generation to generation, perpetuating an ancient tradition that never ceases to delight us.

The benefits of red figs and almonds

Red figs and almonds, the main ingredients in Extra Red Fig and Almond Jam, are not only renowned for their delicious flavour, but also for their many health benefits. Let us look at them together:

  • Red figs are rich in fibre, vitamins and essential minerals such as potassium and magnesium, which promote regular bowel movements and help maintain a healthy digestive system.
  • Red figs contain antioxidants that help fight free radicals and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Almonds, on the other hand, are a source of high-quality plant protein and are rich in vitamin E, folic acid and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. These good fats help reduce bad cholesterol in the blood and improve heart health.

So enjoying Extra Red Fig & Almond Jam is not only a treat for the palate, but also provides a host of health benefits.

How to use Extra Red Fig & Almond Jam in the kitchen

As well as being delicious spread on toast in the morning, Extra Red Fig & Almond Jam is a versatile ingredient in the kitchen. It can be used to add a fruity touch to cakes and desserts, such as a tart or almond cake. It can also add a unique flavour to mature cheeses or be used as a topping for roast meats or fresh cheeses. Another creative use of this jam is in the preparation of sauces to accompany meat or fish dishes. For example, it can be mixed with a little balsamic vinegar and olive oil to make a sweet and sour sauce that goes well with grilled chicken. Extra Red Fig and Almond Jam is a tasty and versatile option to have on hand in the kitchen to add a touch of sweetness and flavour to your favourite dishes.