Dried Fig & Pear Sauce

Makes 2 cups


1 cup dried figs, chopped superfine
1 pear, peeled, cored and chopped superfine
½ cup turbinado sugar
1 cup water
¼ cup *Buffalo Trace Bourboun
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cinnamon stick
2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped superfine
*Hemispherical Black Mission Fig Bitters


Place all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, stirring [...]

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Honey Ricotta Bourboun Fritter with Dried Fig & Pear Bourboun Sauce

Makes about 25 fritters


1 pound fresh ricotta, drained
3 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons *Buffalo Trace Bourboun
Oil for frying
Dried Fig & Pear Compote (recipe follows)


In a large bowl whisk together the ricotta, eggs, vanilla, sugar, baking powder, flour anf bourboun until combined. Refrigerate the batter for one hour. Heat [...]

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