Photography, Soup

Boletus mushrooms cream soup

It is mushroom season! On March- April they said that this summer is gone be very hot and no rain at all, instead it has been raining for 2 months almost nonstop. Rain combined with warm results lots of mushrooms. People who forage for years say that they never saw so many mushrooms in their… Continue reading Boletus mushrooms cream soup

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Photography, Useful

Dried Boletus Edulis mushrooms

I love foraging mushrooms. It is a great exercise and also an amazing walk in the forest. Disconnected from the city rush, it is a wonderful place to meditate, listen to the birds or just to rest in the grass. If you check my facebook account you will see a lot of photos from the… Continue reading Dried Boletus Edulis mushrooms

Appetizer, Photography

Baked Portobello Mushrooms

  Let’s start this month with an appetizer for meat lovers. You can make it for Christmas or New Year’s Eve, or any other celebration or party. With just a few ingredients, this recipe is easy to make and very fast, looks very festive, so you can impress your guests any time you are making… Continue reading Baked Portobello Mushrooms

Maine dish, Photography

Wild mushrooms pie with traditional sausage and cheese

One of the first mushrooms my dad showed me when I was little were Russulas or Brittle Gill family.  Those mushrooms took me a few years to identify them and choose the eatable ones correctly. Most of the people foraging don’t take these mushrooms. They think that are not very tasty. Most of the Brittle… Continue reading Wild mushrooms pie with traditional sausage and cheese

Photography, Useful

“Iutari” – The Romanian name for Lactarius piperatus

These mushrooms I discovered a few years back. I didn’t eat them when I was a child. Not even my parents. My dad found about them when I was an adult and then cooked them for us and show us how good they are. When we couldn’t find any other mushrooms these were the ones… Continue reading “Iutari” – The Romanian name for Lactarius piperatus

Maine dish, Photography

Chanterelles with sour cream

I am crazy about wild mushrooms, so have patience with me. I love to find them in the woods and to cook them. My satisfaction is when I find them, not when I buy them. This love for foraging was transmitted by my parents since I was a child. Now I am passing this love… Continue reading Chanterelles with sour cream

Photography, Useful

Chanterelle

One of my favorite wild mushrooms are Chanterelles. They tend to grow in mossy coniferous forests and among grasses and low-growing herbs. They have a funnel shape and are orange or yellow. Chanterelles have a distinctive taste and aroma. Chanterelles are high in Vitamin C, potassium and Vitamin D. We eat them with sour cream,… Continue reading Chanterelle