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Perfect Summer Pairing: Figs and Brie

The legendary creaminess of Ile de France Brie is even more delicious with something sweet and refreshing. Ripe figs are easy to find during the summer and have a light, honey-like sweetness and subtle floral aroma that pairs sensationally with Brie.

When paired with Brie, figs' mild acidity cuts through the creaminess, making everything from appetizers to desserts delicious. Explore the versatility of this delectable pairing all summer long.

Prosciutto, Brie, and Fig Panini
To make an irresistibly sweet and savory grilled cheese sandwich, spread fig preserves on one side of two slices of baguette. Layer thin slices of proscuitto and Ile de France Brie inside, then butter the outside and grill until the exterior is crisp.

Bacon-wrapped Figs stuffed with Brie Cheese
Everyone loves bacon. Savor the salty delicacy in a new way with this sweet and savory delight. Just cut a slit in one side of each dried fig and stuff a spoonful of Ile de France Brie Cheese inside. Then wrap each fig in a slice of bacon and set on a tin-foil covered baking sheet. Drizzle some balsamic vinegar over the figs and bake at 350 for about 10 minutes until the bacon is crisp.

Arugula Salad with Roasted Figs, Brie & Walnuts
This crisp, refreshing salad is packed with contrasting flavors and textures. Take two heads of dried arugula and place them a large bowl. Add four figs, sliced into quarters and four ounces of Ile de France Brie cubed into bite-sized pieces. For a tasty contrasting crunch, mix in ¼ cup of chopped walnuts. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and your salad is complete!