Cuisine: Nature's Larder

“Spice Up You Life” “Left or Right”…..Indian Inspired Spicy Tomato & Coconut Soup…….

OMG.... A totally epic recipe inspired by our recent visit to an authentic Indian restaurant, "We turned left".... roasted tomatoes, ginger, garlic & shallots.... Married with a warm awoken mix of fragrant spices, blitzed to a smooth texture adding creamy coconut milk... Its rather simple to create, packed full of tongue dancing flavours, aromatic, super healthy and a real joy to share...

By Simon

Wild On A Plate……

A few minutes later and another shout went up – someone had found some tiny purple mushrooms – surely they weren’t edible? Oh yes they are! and quite delicious lightly sautéed in a little butter, John guaranteed. At first it was like finding a needle in a haystack, but once you got your eye in, there were hundreds of these tiny little delicacies! Commonly known as the Amethyst deceiver (Laccaria amethystina), the deception presumably because its colour fades and it can be confused with something more dubious. We also found a brown roll rim (Paxillus involutus) which was the most deadly toadstool find of the day. Apparently it doesn’t kill you first time you eat it, but the deadly toxins build up in your system until eventually you eat what you don’t know is going to be your last meal……………rather sinister, a bit like playing Russian roulette!

By Simon