Have Fun with Mushrooms

Have Fun with Mushrooms is the mushroom recipe book published in South Africa. It runs the full gamut of recipes which uses mushrooms; from starters or hors d’eouvres through soups, fish dishes, snacks and light meals to main meat and vegetable dishes and even, surprisingly, desserts.

The nutritional value of mushrooms is explained and their preparations in the kitchen is invaluable for the cook.,

Have Fun with Mushrooms is, however, more than a mere cookery book and compendium of recipes. The author, who is well-known for his his many thoroughly researched books and his articles on culinary and related matters, has delved deeply into the archives. As a result the whole history of msuhrooms and their cultivation is related in a fascinating manner,. The folklore attached to this fungus takes one back to the dim Indo-European past and to beliefs in?China and among the American Indians. It is most suitable for pleasant bedside reading and, if this should lead to a recipe or two applied in the kitchen, so much the better.

Have Fun with Mushroms was published was published as a 145-page hard cover edition by McKerrow Atkins Publishers in Cape Town in 1981.

The book is out of print.