When I visit my favorite local farmer’s market in Orange, I always leave feeling inspired to create recipes with seasonal ingredients. This recent trip was especially memorable because I took baby James with me. I could tell he was in awe of all of the different fruits and vegetables, colors, shapes and buzz around the market, having a shopping buddy there was a special treat.
I almost always want to take a little of everything home, but I particularly had my eye on snagging some gorgeous figs. I already had a vision of baking the jewel-shaped fruit into a fragrant citrus polenta cake with a rich fig caramel sauce to drizzle on top. The perfect combination of sweet, savory and fresh into one golden brown dessert….