River Cottage Handbook No.1: Mushrooms

River Cottage Handbook No. 1: Mushrooms by John Wright (introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall)I love this book! It's not a comprehensive guide, like Roger Phillips' Mushrooms, but it makes a great addition to…

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Mushrooms

Mushrooms by Roger Phillips is an absolute must-have for any budding mushroom hunter.  Expertly composed over 30 years with over 1,250 comprehensive colour photographs. I chose this book after seeing…

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Foraged Mushroom 14: Penny Bun

Boletus edulis The Penny Bun Here it is, at last, The Penny Bun! This world-famous mushroom goes by many names; Cep is commonly used (from French cèpe) or Porcini (from…

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Foraged Mushroom 11: Chicken Of The Woods

Laetiporus sulphurous Mushrooms are magic!People often misunderstand me when I say this, they assume I'm talking about psychotropic mushrooms but I'm not (though I don't exclude them).I'm talking about a…

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Nettle Pasta (And A New Toy)

A New Pasta Machine I bought a pasta machine.* Extravagant, I know but I've been talking myself out of it for a while and as I've been unable to get…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Foraging

Introduction To Foraging There's been a huge surge of interest in foraging lately, hardly surprising given our current situation. It is one of the many "silver linings" I'm seeing develop…

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