If you love porcinis, you might be wondering how to identify them in the wild. This article describes the basic features of king boletes, the trees they tend to grow near, and how to know when they have moved past their prime.
Every cook needs a good recipe for a Hearty Beef Stew for the autumn and winter seasons. This dutch oven version incorporates dried porcini mushrooms which infuse depth of flavor into the dish and cinnamon to tease the senses.
If you have dried porcinis and don't know what to do with them, you have got to try this Marbella-inspired chicken recipe. The umami flavor provided by the mushrooms and olives combines beautifully with the sweetness of the fruit and saltiness of the capers for a rustic take on the classic Chicken Marbella.
Italian Mushroom Vincigrassi with Prosciutto and Black Truffle Oil strays slightly from the traditional Eastern Italian dish with a meat ragu, but it's an exceptional take on the classic. It's a great dish for preparing ahead of time and throwing in the oven for an easy weeknight meal.
Curious about what can truffles be substituted for fresh truffles in your recipe? While there are definitely substitutes for truffles out there, most are not GOOD substitutes, but if you are having a hard time finding or can't afford the real thing, we have some non-synthetic ideas.
What is Congee? Congee is a rice porridge eaten throughout Asian countries. It is cooked slowly in a lot of liquid, usually a 1:7 rice to liquid ratio. This simple recipe is made with vegetable stock and porcini mushrooms to make it a flavor-filled vegan dish.