The Mushroom Forager

Rated 4.75 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)

From: £139.00

— This course is adaptable for vegans; just let us know when booking —

Join us to discover the wonderful world of wild autumn, from fungi to roots and berries. Come with us to learn the difference in wild mushrooms you see around the UK, and know what you shouldn’t touch!

With our foraging expert, you’re in safe, enthusiastic hands and you even get to come back to the Vegetarian Society Cookery School to cook what you’ve spent the morning picking.

During this session we will cover the basics to the correct identification of wild mushrooms – giving you more confidence to identify them again in the future. Typically people leave the course being able to safely identify 2 key families of mushrooms that are safe to eat, and know how to cook them!

Recipes we are likely to make include:

  • Roasted Dandelion Root Ice Cream
  • Nettle Leaf Seed Soda Bread
  • Wild Flavoured Risotto

Above recipes are subject to availability of ingredients.

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Assemble at the Vegetarian Society Cookery School from 09.30am
10.00: Introductions
10.15: ID games
10.45: Information/risk assessments covered
11.00: Out on the forage
13.00: Harvest wild food ingredients
13.45: Return to the cookery school for refreshments and re-cap
14.00: Begin cooking & eating
15.30: Eat, debrief and re-cap

Please wear shoes and clothing appropriate to the weather.

4 reviews for The Mushroom Forager

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Would recommend – very enjoyable and knowledgeable. Enjoyed the cooking.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    Do it! Course met all my expectations.

  3. Rated 4 out of 5


    Weekend availability. Something different. Great recipes to take home.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    M Lancett

    It is well worth attending one of these courses. Our instructor was so very knowledgeable and her enthusiasm was brilliant.

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