Tag Archives: Porcini

Casarecce with boudin and porcini in cream sauce; filet beans – 1 June 2018

I gave D two proposals to use up the heavy cream I bought for last night’s dinner – salmon in cream with tarragon, or this pasta, which, obviously, he chose. It used only half the cream, but I won’t have … Continue reading

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M’s tomato soup; porcini in savory custard – 2 November 2016

Not sure why D wanted these two special dishes in the same meal, but it ended up working out well. I prepped the porcini, washing them and peeling off substantial amounts of hard bits, and left to dry, and D, … Continue reading

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Porcini and scamorze custard; zucchini with onions – 13 May 2013

Addpix D sweetly cooked this dinner, when it became clear I was not going to be able to get home till almost 8. I had bought a bunch of porcini at Berkeley Bowl on Sunday (yesterday) along with the whipping … Continue reading

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Porcini and scamorze; fava beans – 4 May 2013

[Addpix] Porcini! Last fall a friend/student/TA gave me a bottle of wine, and I learned later from her that it would go well with the wild mushrooms we get in the fall. I finally realized that what I should have … Continue reading

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Porcini and scamorze “quiche”; avocado salad – 24 June 2012

When D found porcini at the Bowl the other day, he evidently thought quickly enough to buy the makings of this dish, which he punted from a related recipe in Mexico the Beautiful. He no doubt was also remembering the … Continue reading

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Elicoidali with porcini and prosciutto – 22 June 2012

D made a new pasta from The Pasta Bible, and it was very good. Apparently he found porcini at the Bowl. He had also found a carton of half & half in the fridge that R left last weekend, and … Continue reading

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Personal whatever’s-there pizza; sautéed porcini with rosemary – 14 August 2011

There is much too much food around. I decided to make a pizza to use up some of the feta, but later noticed that there were also two small porcini that I had intended to use for lunch, until I … Continue reading

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Musroom pasta using porcini – 10 August 2011

The guys were setting up for their weekend show, and planned to leave SF in time for me to feed them at a normal dinner hour, there being another whole day to complete the setup. D suggested making his signature … Continue reading

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Porcini in scamorze; sea beans – 9 August 2011

We had some porcini and some cream left over from the porcini wonder dinner, so reran that (as planned, really, since D pointed out while I was shopping that both the package of cheese and the package of cream are … Continue reading

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Porcini in scamorze; haricots with cippolini – 7 August 2011

I found porcini at the Bowl on Friday and called D to see if he would like them for his Sunday dinner. He said yes, so I bought them, and also cream, so he could make this dish. He pointed … Continue reading

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Porcini in melted scamorze; dandelion green salad with anchovy dressing; haricots – 9 July 2011

It’s really fun having had this blog for a year and a half. Today D ran across some porcini, and immediately decided to rerun an experiment he did last year, where he used them in a sort of thickish quiche, … Continue reading

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10 July 2010 – Rerunning the “porcini quiche”; asparagus with lemon

So 1) we had half the cream left, and more porcini, and 2) D wanted to try it again with only one egg instead of 2, and 3) IT WAS INCREDIBLY GOOD, and as a result, we re-ran last night’s … Continue reading

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9 July 2010 – Porcini in smoked mozzarella custard; salad

Wow, was this a successful experiment! The background is that, many years ago, ‘a Firenze,’ I ordered a dish for lunch that was tremendously good, but I have not been able to replicate it. It consisted of porcini in melted … Continue reading

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