hen of the woods


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Synonyms for hen of the woods

large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees

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INGREDIENTS: 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 1 small shallot, halved and finely chopped 2 sticks celery, finely chopped 1 large carrot, finely chopped 300g (10oz) tiny white button mushrooms, halved 225g (8oz) hen of the woods mushrooms, sliced 225g (8oz) fresh chanterelle mushrooms, sliced 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp sea salt, plus more to taste 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1 tbsp sweet Hungarian paprika 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp dried dill 2 tbsp plain flour 720-960ml (1 pint 4fl oz-13/4 pints) mushroom stock 240ml (8fl oz) dry red wine 1 large Desiree potato, peeled and diced 4 tbsp finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar METHOD: 1.
He likes to pair the Garden cocktail with the Quinoa and Sorghum Salad with Grilled Frisee, Pickled Ramps and Hen of the Woods Mushrooms.
Spain wants to begin experimenting with three other strains: Maitake or Hen of the Woods, Lion's Mane and Pearl Oyster.
The mushrooms were sorted on tables by type, ranging from the minuscule to the Hen of the Woods, which takes two hands to carry.
They can partake of such items as a pickled shimeji mushroom salad with an enoki mushroom and porcini vinaigrette, a wild mushroom soup with black truffle-foie gras emulsion, a chanterelle mushroom mac 'n' cheese recipe with boschetto al tartufo, a pan-roasted hen of the woods mushrooms offering with creme fraiche atop grilled soudough toast with truffle oil, and a smoked lobster mushroom and duck confit spring roll with a mushroom-soy ponzu.
Draper said two edible maitake or hen of the woods mushrooms were found in the woods near Earthlands that, combined, weighed about 12 pounds.