Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
With the passage of winter comes wet soggy ground, which are perfect conditions for mushroom growth. In our area there is one mushroom that creates a mad dash to collect it: the Morel.
How to locate & enjoy the fabulously strange wood cauliflower mushroom (sparassis crispa). Including tips on how to identify it, why it gets me so excited and cooking advice.
Why you should welcome this beautifully coloured, decorative wild mushroom - the amethyst deceiver (laccaria amethystea) - into your life. Including tips on how to identify it, its place in your kitchen and how best to prepare and serve it.