Tag Archives: Shiitake

April 1st: Mashed Sweet Green Peas with Shiitake

This is actually created in memory of the time when I was a child.  I looked at the platter of loathed green peas, and, using the logic of the Laws of Similarity, decided that mashing my peas might improve the … Continue reading

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Fresh Sardines and Salad – A Meal

Fresh sardines are nothing like the oily, salty things that come out of a tin (although there is a place for tinned sardines — more as an accent to salads, and perhaps, like anchovies, to pizza. Or, as a protein … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Lamb Shank

I know, I know, I haven’t been active in a bit — nothing really came together to post about, and at least one dish turned out to be an Epic Fail.   And another I forgot about taking photos… Anyhow, … Continue reading

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Sauteed Mushrooms/Veggies for Christmas Brunch

I have some time off; I want to splurge a little more (in addition to those seafood items from last night) So, here we go, diving into a mushroom indulgence along with one of my favorite veggies, asparagus. Mushroom Veggie … Continue reading

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Just Ducky, Part IV: Baked Duck Breast with Shiitake

A continuing series of posts about this remarkable bird.  This one is simple and quick, but luxurious. I acquired another duck breast recently, and decided to try something new with it. 1 duck breast (double for two people, etc.), skin … Continue reading

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Turnip, Broccolini, Onion, Mushrooms – Sauteed

Ingredients, in order (without quantities): Avocado oil (it can take high heat, and I wasn’t in the mood for sesame oil flavor today) Cumin seeds Turnip, sliced thin ~ 1/4 inch or so Garlic clove, diced shiitake mushroom, fresh, stems … Continue reading

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A New RecipeSwap from November

Warm Shitake Salad: http://www.food.com/recipe/kelleighs-warm-shiitake-mushroom-salad-375851 This one is simple, which is what I was in the mood for.  It also features shitake mushrooms, which is hands down the best mushroom in the world.  (Maybe hen-of-the-woods/maitake is even better but I’ve only … Continue reading

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