10 ounces goat cheese (at room temperature)
10 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)
1 tablespoon sour cream or plain yogurt (optional)
1/3 cup olive oil
2 large eggs (at room temperature)
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or other fresh herb
1 tablespoon fresh minced chives
1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon anise (fennel) seed (finely crushed)
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
6 drops Tabasco Sauce
2 cups fresh chervil leaves (reserve 12 whole sprigs for garnish)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 pounds assorted string beans (yellow wax, haricots certs, or Blue Lake)
  Sea salt (to taste)
  Juice of 1 lime
12 sprigs fresh chervil
12 squash blossoms