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 That is an awful lot of mushroom soup recipes.   Are there any there that are particular favourites of yours? 


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On 10/04/2016 at 6:15 PM, Anna N said:

 That is an awful lot of mushroom soup recipes.   Are there any there that are particular favourites of yours? 

 

There are few, if any, I wouldn't eat but I tend to go for the chicken ones, but less so for the wood ear recipes. Wood ears are OK, but all texture rather than taste. I do use them occasionally.

 

I'm planning on a mushroom soup for tomorrow, but it will be a combination of some of these recipes rather than any particular one.


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23 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

 

There are few, if any, I wouldn't eat but I tend to go for the chicken ones, but less so for the wood ear recipes. Wood ears are OK, but all texture rather than taste. I douse them occasionally.

 

I'm planning on a mushroom soup for tomorrow, but it will be a combination of some of these recipes rather than any particular one.

Thanks. I am inclined to the same old, same old cream of mushroom soup which is not to be sneezed at but seems less than adventurous after reading this list!   Although I am seeing more and more fresh mushroom varieties in the markets here the selection pales in comparison to what is available in China. 


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12 minutes ago, Anna N said:

Thanks. I am inclined to the same old, same old cream of mushroom soup which is not to be sneezed at but seems less than adventurous after reading this list!   Although I am seeing more and more fresh mushroom varieties in the markets here the selection pales in comparison to what is available in China. 

 

I know how lucky I am to have the range of mushrooms that I do. Isn't it odd. The common button mushroom is uncommon here! In fact, I can get more mushrooms than this book covers. Many of which I can't identify.

 

I certainly wouldn't sneeze at same old cream of mushroom soup, either. Believe it or not I can, if I choose, get Mr. Campbell's canned stuff here. I don't choose!

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