Delightful chanterelles

Wild mushroom season has become something we look forward to with particular delight. Around the cottage, autumn always delivers some culinary¬†surprises and this Labour Day weekend was no exception. On Sunday afternoon my partner and I found this cluster of … Continue reading

Mushroom foraging with Edible Toronto

Check out the fall 2014 issue of Edible Toronto for my latest article, “Trumpets, hedgehogs and chanterelles: Tracking the elusive mushroom.” It relates my recent meeting with Patrick Louch, a caterer, healthy food guru and wild mushroom forager. One recent … Continue reading

Herbalist Scott Reid gives introduction to wildcrafting

Yesterday herbalist Scott Reid guided a workshop on identification and use of edible and medicinal plants. He demonstrated what a wealth and diversity of useful plant life occurs along a short stretch of parkland around the confluence of the Speed … Continue reading