Photo by Judith Hausman This basic shiitake mushroom saute pairs well with almost any carbohydrate. Another project at my farm garden is inoculating logs with shiitake mushroom spores for a crop of meaty mushrooms. Before the more Mediterranean vegetables come in around here, earthy shiitake mushrooms are a treat with all the other early vegetables. […]
The mushroom salad I had in Italy featured delicious, prized mushrooms called ovoli (Amanita caesarea), or Caesar’s mushrooms, but almost any mushroom with character can be substituted. This “small plate” mushroom salad was one of the best things I ate while in Italy last week, and that’s saying something because I ate a lot of […]
Not only do shiitake mushrooms enhance the flavor of many dishes, they are also known for their medicinal properties, including research concluding immune-function increase, and they are often used in Japan as a complementary alternative medicine by cancer patients.
Gino shows off the huge Porcini mushroom he foraged this year. It’s a good fall for collecting mushrooms this year. My wife and I drove up into the mountains this week to attend an agricultural festival, and the side of the road on the way up was dotted with the parked cars of mushroom hunters. We saw […]
Try something different than the usual poultry this fall. Try this recipe for pheasant with mushrooms and cream sauce. Prepare a succulent pheasant instead.