Mushrooms are the perfect way to add depth of flavour to a dish with very little effort, and at Fine Food Specialist, we stock a wide range; from earthy, meaty morels with their distinctive wrinkled caps to delicate golden chanterelles and skinny, silken enoki. Here’s our guide to working with one of nature’s most versatile ingredients.
Porcini mushrooms are a delicious vegetable that are popular in Italian cuisine. They have a distinctive taste that hints at nutty and meaty flavours, and are perfect for soups, risottos and pasta dishes. Many discerning diners prefer porcini mushrooms when fresh, and our range at Fine Food Specialist accommodates for this, as well as having handy frozen options for you to pick from. But if you’ve not tried this delicious product before, what can you expect? Let us explain why you should take advantage of porcini season this year.
If you throw a mean dinner party, this is a recipe you need in your repertoire. Girolles are a real treat of autumn and their floral nuttiness is wonderfully accentuated by the fresh halibut. Halibut is a meaty fish with large flakes and stands up beautifully to this richly flavoured sauce.