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Things are starting to kick off! While the weather is not necessarily the most important factor in triggering the main crop, the fact that autumn is definitely on its way is a good thing . . . Newsletter(8October2012)
They are here! Suddenly there are loads of prime porcini and other species are coming up too! . . .Newsletter(1October2012)
These common mushrooms have a fantastic flavour, but many people are put off by the rather slimy texture. This soup recipe sidesteps the problem, coupling the rich taste of spinach with these lovely autumn mushrooms.
The season is beginning to shape up! . . .Newsletter(25September2012)
The porcini are really coming up in earnest now – but how does one make the most of the glut? . . . Newsletter(15September2012)
The summer weather may have been disappointing, but there are good signs for the coming autumn . . .Newsletter(28August2012).
It’s time to start looking in earnest! Beata Skorek found this wonderful haul near Llyn Brenig in Snowdonia . . . Newsletter(20August2012)
Sadly these fantastic mushrooms do not dry well – but this is not generally a problem because to my mind they are the best of all mushrooms to fry lightly and serve on toast. It seems a bit of a cheat to give this as a recipe, however, so here is an unusual canapé or starter.