March 23, 2019

Do you know your morels?

How to navigate with the names of species? Each region of the world has its own familiar names, often simply evoking a color: black mushroom, red, ... Thus,...
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February 28, 2018

Tantalizing Truffles

At this time every Year, the  Montréal en lumière Festival is a unique chance to discover some of the World’s best chefs. A few days ago,  after a days...
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October 7, 2017

What's in a name?

The official name of a species is an internationally recognized origin certification: it determines the commercial value of a given mushroom. Thus, the...
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September 30, 2014

The Book of mycophagous to Montreal

You love wild mushrooms. You do not have time to forage them yourself and sometimes no time to cook. Discover a few good restaurants in Montréal where wild...
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July 19, 2013

Chez Marcon - Mushroom Cooking Workshop

Located 100km south of Lyon, the hamlet of St-Bonnet-le-Froid is perched up high in the mountains, at an altitude of 1200m and is surrounded by Douglas fir...
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July 4, 2012

Do mushrooms need to be cooked? Do you have to wash them?

Yes and yes! Except for a few species, it is recommended to cook and wash any mushrooms you eat, especially if they are wild.  Cooking mushrooms, as well as...
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September 25, 2011

Mushroom Flavors

Worldwide, the white button mushroom has come to typify what's called a mushroomy taste. Yet there is amazing diversity of flavour, texture, and aroma among...
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