Author(s): WHEELER STEVEN JORDAN PETER
This is the complete guide to mushrooms - a photographic A-Z of types and 100 original recipes. It offers expert guidance on identifying, picking and using mushrooms - a visual field reference and recipe collection. It includes all the most popular mushroom varieties, with information on habitat and season, as well as a carefully selected identification guide to poisonous and inedible species, for extra security. It includes recipes for both bought and freshly picked mushrooms. Mushrooming is a hobby that everyone, even city-dwellers, can enjoy. This beautifully illustrated book describes the identifying features and habitats of all the most popular edible mushrooms, and each entry includes images of growing mushrooms for accurate identification. Mushrooms are an irresistible source of taste, texture and aroma, and the book describes techniques for drying and preserving them, and how to incorporate the morning's harvest into hearty breakfasts, warming soups and broths, and all manner of meat, poultry, game, fish and shellfish dishes. With over 600 photographs, the book is an essential guide for all mushroom hunters.
Peter Jordan had a lifelong interest in mushrooms, collecting and cooking them at his world-renowed pub in rural Norfolk, England, as well as running The Tasty Mushroom Partnership. He produced a video, The Collector's Guide To Wild Mushrooms. Steven Wheeler is a highly original food writer who began his career in food journalism after 10 years of practical experience working in leading restaurants throughout Europe.