Heat the oil in a pan. Add the garlic, olives and figs, sauté for approx. 5 mins. Pour in the balsamic and reduce completely. Allow the mixture to cool slightly, blitz in a food processor, season.
Brush the bread with oil, toast in a non-stick frying pan for approx. 1 min. on each side. Spread the tapenade on the slices of bread.