Halve the figs lengthways and put them, cut
side down, without oil, in a hot griddle pan (or
heavy-based frying pan) for 1 minute until charred.
Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and salt and
black pepper to taste, and, while still warm, wrap
each half in a little piece of prosciutto.
canapés or a starter, garnished with shaved
parmesan and fresh mint or rocket leaves.