Cooking with Mushrooms: Toast and Scones

| 2/15/2011 4:38:49 PM

SiljaSilja is an herbal witch who grew up in rural Ireland, where her mum had an herb garden and taught Silja about herbalism and foraging for Mother Nature's bounty. As a witch, she has led a Celtic training coven in Ireland, but now lives in the U.S. with her husband and three kids in Arkansas. Silja is the author of The Green Wiccan Herbal.

Mushrooms are often valued as both food and medicine. If you'd like to learn more about medicinal mushrooms, read Heal with Medicinal Mushrooms by Christopher Hobbs. In the meantime, check out these two mushroom-infused recipes: Quick Mushrooms on Toast and Mushroom Herb Scones.


Quick Mushrooms on Toast 

Serves 1 to 2 

• 4 slices toast
• 4 cups fresh mushrooms (these reduce down greatly when fried)
• Butter
• Your choice of herbs