Avocado & Truffle Salt Soup Shots

Simple, easy and delicious this Vegan soup is just the perfect starter for a summer meal paired with any of our chilled white wines.

Ingredients

  • Avocados, peeled and pitted  ·  3 
  • Sweet basil, chopped  ·  1 cup 
  • Balsamic Vinegar, white  ·  1/2 cup 
  • Red onion, chopped  ·  1/2 cup 
  • Honey  ·  2 tablespoons 
  • Herbie's Shichimi Togarashi  ·  1/2 teaspoon 
  • Herbie's Pepper Black Asta (ground)  ·  1/2 teaspoon 
  • Truffle Salt  ·  2 teaspoons 
  • Shallots, minced - for garnish  ·  1/2 cup 

Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a blender along with two pints of water. Puree until smooth and creamy then refrigerate until chilled.

Serve in cups or small bowls with minced shallots or herb bread crumbs. Feel free to drizzle a little olive oil across the surface and sprinkle with truffle salt.

Enjoy with a well chilled Joy Sauvignon Blanc, Relish Roussanne or Caress Cuvée Blanc.

Caress Cuvée Blanc

Caress Cuvée Blanc

Caress Cuvée Blanc, as blended by Bill, is a White Châteauneuf-du-Pape, with a magnificent nose and delicious full mouth feel - an incredible breadth and depth of aroma and taste.

Frisky Riesling

Frisky Riesling

Frisky by nature, a dry Riesling in the traditional style of Alsace or Clare Valley.

Gertie Gewurztraminer

Gertie Gewurztraminer

Gertie is a limited production single-varietal Gewürztraminer wine from a single Russian River Valley vineyard.

Joy Sauvignon Blanc

Joy Sauvignon Blanc

Crisp and elegant this light gold Sauvignon Blanc has the illusion of citrus and passion-fruit on the nose finishing with a lingering soft, dry melon on the palate.

Relish Roussanne

Relish Roussanne

Relish is a limited production single-varietal Roussanne wine from a single vineyard.

Adarre Reserve

Adarre Reserve

A beautiful blend of sheep and goat’s milk, this cheese offers rustic, nutty flavor with a buttery, creamy mouthfeel and some fruity notes.

Ballerina Goat Gouda

Ballerina Goat Gouda

This Ballerina Goat Gouda is a fabulous cheese unlike any other style of aged goat cheese. The sharp, salty flavors wrapped up with the extra tang of the goat’s milk works perfectly with our *Joy* Sauvignon Blanc.

Blu del Monviso

Blu del Monviso

This mild Italian blue cheese Blu del Monviso with a distinct taste and creamy texture is perfect paired with both white and red wines selected from our cellar.

Comté

Comté

Comté, made with raw cow milk in the Franche-Comté region of France, is actually also known as "Gruyère de Comté." Considered one of the world's greatest cheeses Comte captures the essence of raw, mountain pasture-fed cow milk.

Fiore di Capra

Fiore di Capra

A cheese produced in Sardinia, exclusively from goat’s milk and goat rennet, compact and white with no eyes.

Fiore Sardo

Fiore Sardo

Fiore Sardo DOP also known as Pecorino Sardo is a raw, hard cheese made from whole sheep’s milk on the Italian island of Sardinia.

Grossetano

Grossetano

Grossetano pure buffalo milk cheese is for an adventuresome palate. There’s an intriguing wildness to it that one can’t quite define. It is salty but not too salty, concentrated but not strong, with a tangy finish and a pleasant aftertaste.

Holey Cow

Holey Cow

Holey Cow is hand-crafted artisan cheese made from whole cow milk. This semi-soft cheese is filled with small round openings characteristic of a Swiss cheese but with a smooth, creamy texture and a crisp, buttery finish.

HoneyBee Goat Gouda

HoneyBee Goat Gouda

Chèvre Gouda HoneyBee is made in the Netherlands from pasteurized goat's milk, with a drizzle of honey added to the pure goat milk producing a cashew-like nutty sweetness.

HoneyBee Goat Gouda

HoneyBee Goat Gouda

Chèvre Gouda HoneyBee is made in the Netherlands from pasteurized goat's milk, with a drizzle of honey added to the pure goat milk producing a cashew-like nutty sweetness.

La Bufala Nera

La Bufala Nera

Mozzarella is one of the most renowned Italian cheeses. What sets this stretched curd cheese apart is that it is made from buffalo milk.

Manchego

Manchego

Manchego is Spain’s best known cheese.

Midnight Moon

Midnight Moon

Midnight Moon is the goat milk sister to Lamb Chopper, also made in Holland, following a Dutch Gouda recipe.

Midnight Moon

Midnight Moon

Midnight Moon is the goat milk sister to Lamb Chopper, also made in Holland, following a Dutch Gouda recipe.

Noord Hollander

Noord Hollander

An extra-aged, four year-old Gouda with a rich butterscotch color and similar notes of flavor. Noord Hollander brings an intensity of flavor through the slow drying over the years which leaves a tangy, crunchy, salt-nut bite to this deliciously intense c

Noord Hollander

Noord Hollander

An extra-aged, four year-old Gouda with a rich butterscotch color and similar notes of flavor. Noord Hollander brings an intensity of flavor through the slow drying over the years which leaves a tangy, crunchy, salt-nut bite to this deliciously intense c

Paglietin Mediterraneo

Paglietin Mediterraneo

A typical Cuneese cheese, Pagliettina is a tuma with a characteristic straw-white crust, made from cow's milk, goat's milk and sheep's milk.

Pecorino Il Crudo

Pecorino Il Crudo

Il Crudo is a Tuscan pecorino made following an ancient recipe. The milk comes exclusively from the producer’s freely grazing animals and is used raw at a temperature that never exceeds 40°C, so as to fully preserve the aromas and flavors of the pasture.

Petite Mustard Brie

Petite Mustard Brie

Petite Mustard is the perfect balance of hints of hazelnut, punches of mustard seeds, and buttery goodness

Pierce Point

Pierce Point

This is a seasonal cheese, made in the fall from organic whole milk, washed in an organic white wine then rolled in dried herbs. Covered with field flowers, calendula, chamomile and Thai basil, the result is a delicious cheese, semi-firm, creamy and comp

Redwood Hill - Aged Goat Cheddar

Redwood Hill - Aged Goat Cheddar

Aged for at least one year to achieve its complexity of flavors, this goat milk cheddar is smooth, nutty and slightly sweet, with a robust cheddar flavor.

SeaHive

SeaHive

Hand-rubbed with local honey and Redmond RealSalt, SeaHive is a beautifully balanced treat.

Üsi Lussi

Üsi Lussi

From third generation cheesemaker Christian Oberli comes Üsi Lussi, which translates affectionately to “our dairy cow."

Vella Mezzo Secco

Vella Mezzo Secco

Mezzo Secco, an award winning cheese is partially Dry Monterey Jack cheese made using cow's milk.

Aleppo Chili Pepper

Aleppo Chili Pepper

Aleppo Pepper is a highly desirable variety of chili, popular for its warm, fruity flavor and mild chili bite.

Aleppo Chili Pepper

Aleppo Chili Pepper

Aleppo Pepper is a highly desirable variety of chili, popular for its warm, fruity flavor and mild chili bite.

Apple Pie Spice

Apple Pie Spice

Ooh - so good! Apple Pie Spice perfectly combines sweetness from caramelized apples contrasted delightfully with a perfect blend of exotic spices.

Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day

This delicious blend to dust over fish fillets or peeled prawns and shallow-fry or barbecue.

Fennel Pollen

Fennel Pollen

When you add a dash to any dish, you transform the ordinary into extraordinary.

Golden Grill with Turmeric

Golden Grill with Turmeric

A quick and easy special spice blend for white meats and vegetables and adds the natural health benefits of Turmeric combined with Pepper.

Jaggery

Jaggery

Jaggery is a colorful, tasty, and a healthy sweetener. Produced by reducing sugar cane juice, the flavor is like soft brown sugar.

Peppercorns Pink

Peppercorns Pink

Fruity, sweet, and soft, these Brazilian pink peppercorns are a delight.

Red Curry Spice

Red Curry Spice

Make a delicious red curry at home in less than 20 minutes.

Rose Harissa Spice Blend

Rose Harissa Spice Blend

Based on a Tunisian blend that may be rubbed on food before cooking, or made into a fragrant, spicy paste.

Turmeric Seafood Rub

Turmeric Seafood Rub

Turmeric is well known as a a wonderful spice to complement to seafood along with ginger & pepper.

Apple Horseradish Jam

Apple Horseradish Jam

Your taste-buds will be delighted with the unusual combination of naturally sweet apple juice and the hearty kick of horseradish.

Apple Horseradish Jam

Apple Horseradish Jam

Your taste-buds will be delighted with the unusual combination of naturally sweet apple juice and the hearty kick of horseradish.

Apple Horseradish Jam

Apple Horseradish Jam

Your taste-buds will be delighted with the unusual combination of naturally sweet apple juice and the hearty kick of horseradish.

DawnzNutz

DawnzNutz

A sensational blend of almonds, hazelnuts, cumin and coriander!

DawnzNutz

DawnzNutz

A sensational blend of almonds, hazelnuts, cumin and coriander!

DawnzNutz

DawnzNutz

A sensational blend of almonds, hazelnuts, cumin and coriander!