The Deerholme Mushroom Book
From Foraging to Feasting
About the Book
A 2014 Taste Canada Food Writing Awards finalist for the Single-Subject Cookbook category.
Expand your culinary knowledge of wild and cultivated mushrooms with this comprehensive cookbook by award-winning writer and chef Bill Jones. Learn from an acknowledged expert in the field of wild foods how to source mushrooms through foraging, shopping, and growing, and get a thorough overview of the common types of wild and cultivated fungi. Gain insight into the medicinal and cultural uses of mushrooms, and reap the health benefits of simple, unprocessed food.
Delicious recipes for basic pantry preparations, soups, salads, meats, seafood, and vegetable dishes, all featuring mushrooms, include: Truffle Potato Croquettes; Mushroom Pate; Porcini Naan; Semolina Mushroom Cake; Beef Tenderloin and Oyster Mushroom Carpaccio; Curried Mushroom and Coconut Bisque. The Deerholme Mushroom Book is every chef’s essential guide to edible mushrooms.
“What a book! I love it—mainly because it’s as thorough and intense as the man himself. A fully referenced field guide and a collection of utterly delicious recipes, it’s destined to be a classic.” —Anita Stewart, Culinary Activist, Author, Founder of Cuisine Canada
The Deerholme Mushroom Book is packed with things Jones has learned about mushrooms, including concise information on foraging and harvesting, such as preferred varieties, when to pick and, very importantly, planning a safe outing.” —Times Colonist
“The Deerholme Mushroom Book is good in an epic way.” —January Magazine
“The Deerholme Mushroom Book has earned a premier place in my kitchen collection of cookbooks.” —The Mycophile