1 tablespoon olive oil
2 shallots (peeled and minced)
1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon Snipped fresh chives
6 ounces plain goat cheese
  Salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)
1 1/2 cups soda water (plus more if necessary)
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
12 fresh squash blossoms
  canola oil (for frying)