This salad with figs is so simple, all that’s needed is quality produce. For 6 12 fresh, ripe figs 1 small bunch basil 6 buffalo mozzarellas Maldon salt Juice of 2 lemons Extra virgin olive oil Remove the mozzarella from the liquid and leave to drain so they become firmer. Pick the basil leaves from their stalks and wash the leaves under cold water. Wash the figs and cut off the top of the stem. Cut each fig through its stem in half and then into quarters. Tear the mozzarella into half and then into quarters. Add three times the amount of oil to the lemon juice. Place the figs and mozzarella on to individual serving plates. Place several leaves over the cheese and figs. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the top and serve immediately.
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