Fig and Port Sorbet

Serves 6


    14 figs, quartered

    300ml water

    1 tsp vanilla extract

    100g caster sugar

    juice of 1 large lemon

    100ml LBV Port

    couple of sprigs of fresh mint


Place the figs in a pan with the water and simmer for about 5 minutes, add the vanilla extract and sugar and simmer for another 8 – 10 minutes till the mixture becomes almost jam like. Add the port and keep on the heat for a minute or so. Poor into the blender, add the lemon juice and whizz till smooth. Pour into the ice cream machine and churn (according to the instructions) either serve or place in the freezer till needed. Serve with a few mint leaves.