Cold Lavender-Cantaloupe Soup

Cold Lavender-Cantaloupe Soup
Recipe type: Appetiser
  • 1 cantaloupe (about 3 lb) seeded, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 4 yellow peaches, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lavender honey
  • 8 oz plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lavender flowers and garnish if petals are open
  • 1 ½ cups sweet white wine such as Riesling or Gewurztraminer
  1. Place the cantaloupe in a blender and blend until fairly smooth. Add the peaches and blend until fairly smooth. Add the orange juice, lime juice, honey and 2 tablespoons of yogurt. Blend until smooth. Pour into a large bowl and stir in the wine. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or up to 24 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the lime zest with the remaining yogurt. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Ladle the soup into chilled bowls and garnish with a dollop of the yogurt mixture. Sprinkle with the lavender.


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