Monthly Archives: March 2013

plant trade

I’m wondering if anyone has any of these plants I’m looking for, and if so, if anyone needs what I can give. I’m in zone 6b of Connecitcut. I need cuttings/shoots of: 1. spreading bamboo that’s sweet w/o any bitter when raw (shoots). The species I… Continue reading

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tasted grass that was sweet

I found grass growing in a pot I had outdoors. I tasted it, and it was sweet. I think many common grasses have more edibility potential than given credit. The texture was a bit tough, but not extremely. Cooking, chopping, blending, etc. may all ma… Continue reading

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Tough Thin WInter Allium Greens w/veggie pasta (vegan dish)

Today I finally decided to use some tough greens from a winter Allium I’ve been finding for decades, but not doing much with the greens. The preparation I did today worked very well. I sauteed them at medium-high heat with a little oil. This turne… Continue reading

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a post for both sister sites

Dear MushroomTalk[ers] and PlantForagers:http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita+chepangiana#discussion lists a recipe that uses “Zanthoxyllum fruits” and Amanita chepangiana. The people who eat that mushroom appear from the site to be of these cultur… Continue reading

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Bamboo Pith Fungus with Poached Quail Egg Soup

This is the follow-up post about such fungi. Using my Sichuan Cookery book, I made Bamboo Pith Fungus (Phallus indusiatus) with Poached Quail Egg Soup. I also included relatively small amounts of other stinkhorns. Picture …145 is as follows (lef… Continue reading

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