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Wild mushroom ratatouille recipe

This is a great recipe for any wild mushrooms that you find from chanterelles to wild oyster mushrooms. It’s particularly great with morel mushrooms too. And it’s vegetarian of course:) The recipe I make isn’t true ratatouille really because I add the ricotta, you can make it without the ricotta mixture but you’ll be missing…

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May 19, 2020

Finding wild hedgehog mushrooms in BC

Found these lovely, big mushrooms near Bella Coola, BC on a foraging trip in October. They are great mushrooms for beginners because there are no poisonous look alikes to confuse you. The distinctive feature of hedgehog mushrooms is their little ‘teeth’ or fingers that hang down on the underside of the cap. The mushroom is…

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October 7, 2019

Cooking wild mushrooms: Bears Tooth mushroom

Bears tooth mushroom (Hericium sp.) fried in butter. One of the tastiest and most aromatic BC wild mushrooms. These can be found on wood of hardwoods and conifers, (Ginns(5)), on old logs, dead stubs, or cankers on living trees with heart rot, (Harrison), late summer and fall (Miller). Always cut a piece off the main…

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October 3, 2019

Wild mushroom foraging in BC

Where do you find edible mushrooms like chanterelles? That’s the question I get most from guests at the supper club when we do our fall mushroom feast. While I’m not going to give up my secret forest stashes, I’m happy to give people tips on how to hunt for them. Wild mushroom foraging in BC…

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September 3, 2013