Field mushroom hunting: Mushrooms in Milk

Caroline

Food writer. Broadcaster. Blogger. Author. Marketing at Eight Degrees Brewing. Secretary of the Irish Food Writers' Guild, founder of Irish Food Bloggers Association and co-author of Sláinte: The Complete Guide to Irish Craft Beer & Cider (New Island).

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4 Responses

  1. Ruth says:

    Caroline… I have a question about field mushrooms – how do you know which ones are “safe” to pick? What about the ones that have magical properties? Are they easy to tell apart?

  2. Caroline says:

    The best way of mushroom picking safely is to go with someone who actually knows what they’re doing. That’s why guided mushroom hunts are so good – they will show you the safe ones and I’m sure if you ask, they’ll point out the magic ones too! Once you’ve seen a field mushroom, you won’t have any problems in identifying them but, if in doubt, don’t eat.

  3. How could anyone add that horrible garlic to boiled mushrooms. It completely changes the flavour of every food it is added to. All u need is salt added to the boiled mushrooms to flavour them.

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