Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe – Italian Grandma’ – Chef Gina in her lovely Broken English

Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe – Chef Gina in her lovely Broken English

If you enjoy mushrooms like I do then this recipe by the lovable Chef Gina (Italian Grandma’ Chef Gina) will make you happy. She explains how she makes this tasty dish in her adorable broken English. It puts me in mind of my grandmother from way back in the day. Take a few minutes and watch. She will make you smile as she shares her recipe. 

A little information about mushrooms

Most mushrooms sold in supermarkets have been commercially grown on mushroom farms. The most popular of these, Agaricus bisporus, is considered safe for most people to eat because it is grown in controlled, sterilized environments. Several varieties of A. bisporus are grown commercially, including whites, crimini, and portobello.

Portobello Mushroom

Other cultivated species available at many grocers include Hericium erinaceusshiitakemaitake (hen-of-the-woods), Pleurotus, and enoki. In recent years, increasing affluence in developing countries has led to a considerable growth in interest in mushroom cultivation, which is now seen as a potentially important economic activity for small farmers.

White Mushrooms

A number of species of mushrooms are poisonous; although some resemble certain edible species, consuming them could be fatal. Eating mushrooms gathered in the wild is risky and should only be undertaken by individuals knowledgeable in mushroom identification. Common best practice is for wild mushroom pickers to focus on collecting a small number of visually distinctive, edible mushroom species that cannot be easily confused with poisonous varieties.

Crimini Mushrooms

Many species of mushrooms seemingly appear overnight, growing or expanding rapidly. This phenomenon is the source of several common expressions in the English language including “to mushroom” or “mushrooming” (expanding rapidly in size or scope) and “to pop up like a mushroom” (to appear unexpectedly and quickly). In reality all species of mushrooms take several days to form primordial mushroom fruit bodies, though they do expand rapidly by the absorption of fluids.

Crimini Mushrooms

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