AskTheChef recipe Button mushrooms caramelised in lavender honey

The reason this is such a successful combination is chemical: the aroma molecules of the mushrooms are very similar to those of the lavender honey.


10gsunflower oil
50glavender honey

Preparation method

  • Bake the button mushrooms in the oil until golden brown.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Immediately add the lavender honey and allow to caramelise.

Serving suggestions

  • As an addition to either warm or cold dishes, such as cold smoked salmon or Ibérico ham.
  • As a component in a composition with tomato, aubergine, radish, or pork belly.

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