Black Genoa figs are quite dark, with red and white seeds inside, and they are by far the most common variety you will find in stores. Adriatic figs are better enjoyed dried and Brown Turkey figs are large, dark purple figs that tend to be extremely juicy. Both these types are usually avoided in cooking. Finally, Mission figs are known for their chewy texture, Calimyrna figs stand out thanks to their sweet flavor and Kadota figs feature a light green color and ten to be a little less sweet than the other varieties. Try these simple fig recipes for dinner tonight!