Vegan Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes with Hollandaise Sauce

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here We had this meal for dinner, although I think it would be ideal for brunch. The crispy yet light faux crab cakes are made up of mushrooms and chickpeas, with a carefully selected blend of spices to enhance the flavor, and breadcrumbs, aquafaba and vegan mayonnaise to provide the…

Vegan Pawpaw Blueberry Muffins

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Blueberry muffins are always a treat- sweet, purple berries, plump and juicy bursts of goodness interrupting what might have otherwise been a more mundane muffin experience. These muffins are brought to the next level, because in the background of the blueberry bursts, a fruity, tropical sunshine warms every bite….

Chicken of the Woods Picatta

Click Here for a Printable Recipe Chicken picatta is a dish that I’ve never had before, but in my quest to find traditionally chicken recipes to make with my wild chicken of the woods mushrooms (more about those below), the chicken picatta stood out. It is simple, takes less than 30 minutes to make, and…

Wild Oyster Mushroom Dumplings

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Dumplings are one of my favorite foods- they’re soft on the inside, and crispy on the outside. Good  dumplings are filled with something delicious and savory, and of course all dumplings have a pasta element. The best part is it isn’t hard to make a delicious, savory, vegan dumpling- sometimes with ingredients found in…

Butter Chicken of the Woods (Vegan Butter Chicken)

Click Here for a Printable Recipe Before a few days ago, I knew almost nothing about butter chicken. I had seen it in Indian restaurants, and knew its was chicken in a creamy sauce. I had smelled the spiced, tomato and chicken aroma and knew its color- sometimes more yellow, sometimes more orange. But after…

Stuffed Wild Grape Leaves in Tomato Sauce

For a printable version, click here. I spent the last week in Canada, where, in fear of roaming charges and in an effort to relax and disconnect, cellphones are turned off and computers left at home. This annual trip to the little wooden cottage is a tradition which began with my great-grandparents, and each generation since has spent…

Wild Oyster Mushroom Tacos

For a Printable Version Click Here While gilled mushrooms are more often poisonous than their pored pals, there are countless edible mushrooms with gills, including pearly shelled oyster mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms have been domesticated and can now be farmed, but the wild mushrooms have a stronger flavor than the store bought varieties- they’re definitely worth…

Vegan Morel Cream Sauce

Click Here for a Printable Version For a long time I have been wanting to start foraging and eating wild mushrooms, but I haven’t had the time, energy or skills to know where to start. I joined a local mushrooming club (the Boston Mycological Club), participated in a class and bought a book, but made little progress…