Friday, 24 September 2010

Spinach and Fetta Stuffed Mushrooms

12 large flat mushrooms

500 grams of spinach, blanched, drained and chopped
1 egg
1 cup of breadcrumbs or rice crumbs
chopped oregano, thyme or marjoram
1 cup of crumbled fetta cheese
salt and black pepper

Mix filling ingredients.
Pile on to mushrooms
Bake about 10 minutes until cooked.

Mushroom Pate

I chopped onion
3 Tablespoons olive oil
500 grams mushrooms
1 large chopped tomato
3 cloves garlic
salt and black pepper
1 1/2 Tablespoons tomato paste
2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
2 Tablespoons chopped chives
slices of mushrooms or olives to garnish

Cook onion gently in oil until soft
Add mushrooms over a high heat until they have wilted.
Add tomatoes and cook until soft and the liquid has evaporated.
Process to a thick paste, season well.
Stir in parsley and chives.
Add more olive oil to moisten if necessary.
Store covered in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Cover with melted butter if desired.

Sunday, 19 September 2010


Fry some onion or spring onion and garlic in a little sesame oil.
Stir in some sliced celery, chili, and sliced mushrooms.
When starting to soften stir in some finely sliced cabbage or Asian greens and a splash of soy or tamari sauce.
Stir in some cooked brown rice some chopped walnuts or pecan nuts and some chopped coriander.

Mushroom Stroganoff.

Fry some onion and garlic till soft.
Add sliced mushrooms and black pepper.
Cook over a high heat until mushrooms start to soften.
Stir in some paprika, a little chilli, a dollop of tomato paste and some thin cream.
Reheat gently add a handful of chopped parsley.
Serve with rice or noodles.

Sunday, 12 September 2010