I have to make this every year when fresh figs appear. If you have a blowtorch, it takes all of 30 seconds, looks really cool, and tastes great. Also delicious served over vanilla ice cream.
Fig Brulee with Balsamic Vinegar
2 ripe fresh figs
2 t. white sugar
1 t. fine aged balsamic vinegar
Cut the figs in half lengthwise. …