Brigitte Hafner's Black Forest cake is a lighter, smoother version of the traditionally dense German cake, with ganache and sour cherries. <a href="http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/cook/recipe/my-black-forest-cake-20111019-29uyh.html"><b>(RECIPE HERE).</b></a>
Luscious sweet figs are among the oldest cultivated fruits, prized for their honeyed flavor and soft, jammy texture. But did you know that figs are technically not fruits but inverted flowers, some of which are pollinated by wasps in an amazing symbiotic relationship? While fresh figs are available twice a year, each season is short. Here are some tips to help you savor them fully!