Chanterelle and Porcini Mushroom Recipes

Learn how summer foraging for wild mushrooms (or finding them at your grocer) is well worth your while by trying any of these delectable mushroom recipes.

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Smoked Salmon with Pickled Chanterelles

Smoked Salmon with Pickled Chanterelles

In the Ireland of old, fish and shellfish, especially the latter, were so inexpensive that they were often considered the food of the poor. In the 18th century, posted notices advertised you could get a beer for twopence and salmon and lobster for nothing. Get the recipe for Smoked Salmon with Pickled Chanterelles »Melanie Acevedo
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Oeufs Cocotte aux Girolles (Coddled Eggs with Chanterelles)

Frederic Thevenet of Restaurant Aux Lyonnais uses garlic three different ways to build depth of flavor in this dish of eggs, spinach, and mushrooms gently baked in a luxurious bath of cream. See the Oeufs Cocotte aux Girolles recipe »Landon Nordeman
Boiled Potatoes With Dill (Kartupeli ar Dillēm)

Boiled Potatoes With Dill (Kartupeli ar Dillēm)

Use Yukon Golds or other waxy potatoes, such as red or new potatoes, for this simple, comforting side dish.Landon Nordeman
Clay-Pot Chicken with Chanterelles (Jiyou Jun Bao Ji)

Clay-Pot Chicken with Chanterelles (Jiyou Jun Bao Ji)

Though this sumptuous stew is traditionally braised in a clay pot, we found a Dutch oven works very well.Ariana Lindquist

Meiwei Mogu Naiyou Dong Zhrou

This steamed egg custard is studded with gingery pork meatballs and topped with crispy fried chanterelles. See the recipe for Meiwei Mogu Naiyou Dong Zhrou» Back to Season of Plenty: Yunnan's Foraged Mushrooms »Ariana Lindquist

Fasgioli Incu Funghi (White Bean with Dried Mushrooms)

This simple bean stew is typical of Corsica's flavorful, unpretentious fare. See the recipe for Fasgioli Incu Funghi (White Bean with Dried Mushrooms) » Back to Pleasure Island »Beth Rooney

Mushroom-Barley Soup

Mushroom-Barley Soup
A hearty beef stock serves as the base for mushroom and barley soup, a more elegant (but no less satisfying) version of the New York deli staple, elevated with fresh thyme and a squeeze of lemon juice.Landon Nordeman
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Pappardelle with Duck Sugo

Pappardelle with Duck Sugo

Porcini mushrooms, white wine, and fresh herbs flavor this satisfying pasta dish, which was adapted from Lidia Bastianich's cookbook Lidia's Italy (Knopf, 2007).Penny De Los Santos

Halibut with Marinated Chanterelles and Chamomile

Inspired by a story that first appeared in our June/July 2010 issue, chef Tom Colicchio created this beautiful dish of halibut with chanterelle mushrooms and pleasingly bitter fresh chamomile.Ingalls Photography
Corzetti Pasta with Dried Mushroom Ragù

Corzetti Pasta with Dried Mushroom Ragù

Veal stock adds savory flavor to coin-shaped pasta in a rich mushroom sauce.Ingalls Photography