Definition: A kind of fungus that sprouts above-ground and comes in a wide variety of shapes and flavors. In cooking, naturally, only edible mushrooms are used, and poisonous mushrooms are avoided
Did anybody tried mushroom hunting? This is part of our family "must do" every summer in the alps. I have no idea what it is until I tranfered from N. Carolina to Italy. My husband introduced me to this "stress relieving summer past time". I have my "baptism" when I found a porcini weighing almost a kilo! and of course those wonderful chantrelles! I love it sauteed witholive oil, garlic and white wine on a bruschetta and a pinot noir – heaven
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