Fig And Pear Marmalade Recipe – Autumn Seasonal Produce

Fig and pear marmalade recipe

With autumn in full swing, celebrate beautiful seasonal produce with this delicious fig and pear marmalade recipe – and have it to enjoy all year round!

Invite friends and family for an impressive afternoon treat with homemade marmalades and sauces whipped up and presented on the authentic Villeroy & Boch Artesano Provençal Lavender tableware collection. Add a rustic loaf and other condiments and voila, it’ll feel just like an autumn alfresco lunch  in the Belgian countryside.


Fig and pear marmalade recipe

Add warmth to the table by pairing dip bowls and plates with timber serving boards and pieces from the Villeroy & Boch Artesano Original collection. The Artesano Provençal Lavender tableware collection features hand-painted designs inspired by the travels of Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave. The collection blends striking florals with natural colours for a contemporary country look.

Fig And Pear Marmalade Recipe

Makes: 4 x 200ml jars


300g ripe figs
450g pears
100ml red port wine
50ml lemon juice
375g preserving sugar
3-4 star anise


1. Wash the figs and pears, remove stems and seeds and dice, set aside 1/3 of the cubes
2. Bring remaining fruit, wine, lemon juice, preserving sugar and star anise to a boil. When mixture bubbles, allow to simmer for approximately 7 minutes. Add remaining fruit and allow to simmer for another 2 minutes. Test jam is at setting point.
3. Immediately pour into clean twist-off jars and close immediately. Let jars sit on their lids for approximately 5 minutes, then turn over and allow to cool.

ABOUT: Recipe kindly supplied by Vileroy & Boch. For more recipe inspiration visit here. Villeroy & Boch tableware is available from selected David Jones and Myer department stores and the House of Villeroy & Boch, Glenside (SA). It can also be purchased online from the Villeroy & Boch e-shop.

What’s your favourite autumn produce recipe? Share your tips below!


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