tablespoons honey, plus more for drizzling
1 tablespoon fennel seeds, chopped
1 pound ripe fresh figs, halved
¼ cup almonds, toasted and chopped
2 ounces sheep's-milk cheese, such as Pecorino Toscano or manchego, shaved
Wheatmeal crackers (such as Carr's), for serving (optional)
Heat honey and fennel seeds in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring to combine. Add figs, cut-side down; sprinkle almonds on top. Cook figs until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Serve warm, topped with cheese and drizzled with more honey, with crackers.