Tag Archives: Mushroom

Beefsteak Mushroom with Lentils

After a huge long lie in this morning , plenty of walking in the woods this afternoon. The fungi are beginning to appear on mass lots of hedgehog fungus Amazingly I also found the Beefsteak fungus above , this is … Continue reading

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Mushroom ,Bacon, Spinach , Stilton and Walnut Quiche

Quiche is just one of those great foods for using up ingredients when you don’t really have a lot of each one you can just throw in lots of different flavours and assuming you have some eggs and milk your … Continue reading

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Mushroom Soup for the Soul

Returning home from the weekend the fridge is pretty empty other than a box of mushrooms from the vegebox , I could eulogise forever about how different these babies are to anything you find in a supermarket instead of going … Continue reading

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Oyster Mushroom Soup

While I was busy being distracted by gnarly looking autumn roots and manky looking Ink Caps , my weekend guest spotted a small amount of Oyster fungus growing on a stump. Braving brambles and scraping of slugs we salvaged a … Continue reading

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Rustic Wild Mushroom , Caramalised Onion Butternut Squash and Goats Cheese Tart

Its definitely autumn there is a real chill in the air and for once I spent Sunday inside clearing out cupboards. Stunningly I have begun Christmas shopping (- thank-you Ebay ) not yet the Christmas cooking though. I never manage … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom, Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni

Nice weekend so far , and after a slightly frustrating days walking ( I forgot to put the memory card in my camera and had a minor confrontation with a guy- pheasant hunting ) made a little pasta dinner. Wild … Continue reading

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Hedgehog (Hedghog) Mushroom and Onion Tart

It might be July but the mushrooms are back and gathered a lot of Hedgehog (Hedghog) fungus this weekend , so easy to recognise due to its spiney underside, its has a fantastic firm texture and a peppery taste . … Continue reading

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A rant against forgetting lunch – Ratatouille Soup & Salad

against horrible sandwiches from the shops ( even the gourmet ones seems to taste of nothing …how do they do that… they always taste “cold” ) . So its nice being home a lunchtime and making my own food So … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Chestnut Tart

Wild Mushroom and Chestnut Tart The mushrooms asre funnel caps and wood mushrooms sliced and mixed with roasted chestnuts . Laid on rolled puff pastry , drizzled over with egg and a little milk and baked at 220deg for 20 … Continue reading

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Field Mushrooms

Picking shrooms in fields is fun they are so beautiful nestling amongst the grass you walk right past them sometimes …. prefering as they do to grow on cow pats and next to big thistles and . But once you … Continue reading

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