Tag Archives: button mushrooms

Home-Made Truffle – an edible oxymoron if ever there was one

My mother spoke to me of this sauce a few years ago, a friend of hers told her all about it and she wondered whether I might be interested.  I didn’t know how to answer, I felt very awkward.  I … Continue reading

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Humble ingredient, special technique – Pasta with Button Mushrooms

Gone are the days when cooking pasta was as normal as tying one’s shoelaces. I sometimes feel that the obsession with cooking and food which we have all been privy to during the last ten years or so is just … Continue reading

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When mushrooms are boring – fry ’em!

Funghi porcini/Ceps and chanterelles and many other mushrooms have such distinctive flavours that sautéing them with some butter or olive oil in a frying pan together with some garlic and a splash of wine or a dash of cream … … Continue reading

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