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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

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“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

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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

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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

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Autumn inspiration

We all need a little food inspiration for autumn. Some of this recipes are for vegetarians some for meat lovers. I love wild mushrooms, so this fall I will cook all the recipes with wild mushrooms and other too. I would put the new recipes here, so don’t go far away. Fall is so wonderful… Continue reading Autumn inspiration

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Wonders of the forest

I love spending time with my family in the nature. You have clean air, organic food just in front of you and you do sports. I am teaching my 4 years old son about forest, hills, wild berries and wild mushrooms. With wild mushrooms will be a long teaching process. He needs to learn to… Continue reading Wonders of the forest