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.
An enthusiastic ode to this striking and delicious wild mushroom - the hedgehog (hydnum repandum). Including tips on how to identify it, why it should feature in your foraging baskets and in your kitchen and how best to cook it.
You will wonder how so few ingredients can possibly taste this good! A recipe for a smoky, garlicky, tangy, savoury, creamy dip that goes well with a huge range of dishes. Also, long-term preservation of aubergine in the freezer and its many uses.