Feasting and foraging with the Coppa Café

Coppa Chef Brian Konefal

By Mike Dechter In late August of 2013, the Coppa Café in Flagstaff advertised a special “forager’s feast”. The restaurant is a favorite for my Francophile wife, and I was … Continue reading

The wild food revolution in Scotland and Arizona

Nephi Craig

  Inspired by the international success of Danish restaurant Noma, Scotland’s top chefs are sparking a culinary revolution as the country goes wild for naturally foraged wild foods harvested fresh … Continue reading

A Chinese mushroom adventure at the Illinois Mycological Society

Phallus indusiatus

The Illinois Mycological Society recently had a “Chinese Mushroom Banquet and Indoor Apothecary Foray” that was a sold-out success.  Such a success, in fact, that they’ll be doing it again this weekend. … Continue reading

A great resource: Specialty and exotic produce sellers’ websites

Mushrooms at Far West Fungi

When you’re learning about edible mushroom identification and cookery, a good place to look is at the web sites of specialty produce sellers. These companies mostly cater to restaurants and chefs, … Continue reading