Foodie Friday: Fig and Lavender Honey Crostinis - Inspired By This

Foodie Friday: Fig and Lavender Honey Crostinis

Who doesn’t love to try something new in the kitchen?!  We’ve teamed up with Urban Palate to bring you a new series: Foodie Friday!  Hosting a dinner party?  Throwing a baby or bridal shower?  Or maybe you’re just looking to spice up family dinner tonight?  We’ll be sharing some amazing (and surprisingly easy!) recipes for you to try out on your own!

Today we’re sharing a fun little video that Wade Koch put together of their recent collaboration with Leah from Freutcake.  How delicious does a fig and lavender honey crostini sound?!  And they make it look so easy!

Be Prepared to Be Inspired…


Fig & Lavender Honey Crostinis from Wade! on Vimeo.
 

Fig & Lavender Honey Crostini (recipe by Urban Palate)

1 tbsp. lavender
1 cup honey
¼ lb. gorgonzola
8 oz. mascarpone
8-10 figs (preferably fresh but can be dried)
ciabatta
fresh mint
extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

1. Infuse 1 tbsp. lavender in 1 cup of honey in a small sauce pan over low heat for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
2. Let ¼ lb. gorgonzola come to room temperature. Mix gorgonzola with 8 oz. mascarpone.
3. Cut 8-10 figs and set aside
4. Cut 10 small pieces of bread. Toss it with olive oil, salt & pepper and place on grill.
5. Top the crostini with mascarpone,  fig, a drizzle with lavender honey and a sprig of fresh mint.

Food: Urban Palate
Contributor: Freutcake
Videography: Wade Koch

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  • Michelle

    How many does this serve?

  • https://twitter.com/inspiredbythis Inspired By This

    Foodie Friday: Fig & Lavender Honey Crostinis by @urbanpalatela & @freutcake

  • https://twitter.com/weddingPR Leila Lewis

    Ok, YUM! I’m so trying out this recipe from @urbanpalatela this weekend!

  • https://twitter.com/UrbanPalateLA Urban Palate

    RT @weddingPR : Ok, YUM! I’m so trying out this recipe from @urbanpalatela this weekend!

  • https://twitter.com/mrwadekoch Wade Koch

    RT @weddingPR : Ok, YUM! I’m so trying out this recipe from @urbanpalatela this weekend!

  • https://twitter.com/weddingPRalex Alex Meyers

    I might start cooking! RT@inspiredbythis Foodie Friday: Fig & Lavender Honey Crostinis by @urbanpalatela & @freutcake

  • https://twitter.com/freutcake Leah Bergman

    @weddingPRalex @inspiredbythis @UrbanPalateLA You will be glad you did! It’s delicious. :)

  • Nancy May

    This looks so scrumptious !!

  • https://twitter.com/inspiredbythis Inspired By This

    Sounds so delicious! RT @weddingpr Ok, YUM! I’m so trying out this recipe from @UrbanPalateLA this weekend!

  • https://twitter.com/freutcake Leah Bergman

    Thank you to @inspiredbythis for featuring our Fig & Lavender Honey Crostini today! http://www.inspiredbythis.com/2013/08/foodie-friday-fig-lavender-honey-crostinis/ … @UrbanPalateLA

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Aly

    I don’t know how to cook a single thing, but I am having a girls day Saturday to show everyone my new house and I am going to be ambitious and make this! P.S. the video really helps!

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Freutcake

    Thanks for the video love!!

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Kasey Buick

    That recipe was in a foodie magazine a few months ago. Interesting.

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Adri P.

    @rdhruv

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Urban Palate

    @mrwadekoch shot the video for this one.

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Urban Palate

    @inspiredbythisblog Hope you enjoy making this item as much as we enjoyed shooting this video! #barefootfreutessa #giadawho

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Leah Bergman

    RT @inspiredbythis : Foodie Friday: Fig & Lavender Honey Crostinis by @urbanpalatela & @freutcake

  • https://twitter.com/inspiredbythis Inspired By This

    Want to make some of this deliciousness!? @urbanpalatela + @freutcake + @mrwadekoch http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/

  • https://twitter.com/mrwadekoch Wade Koch

    RT @inspiredbythis : Want to make some of this deliciousness!? @urbanpalatela + @freutcake + @mrwadekoch http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/

  • http://instagram.com/p/dFLkesQkl_/ Dhridge

    @mrwadekoch did a great job on this, right?

  • https://twitter.com/inspiredbythis Inspired By This

    Inspired by This Mix and Match Family Session by @KTCrabb

  • Michel’le

    These look delish! Looking forward to this new weekly series! :) Miss you gals!