Monday, June 3, 2013

Mushroom Chowder

Chaudrée de champignons

  1. Adapted from Mushroom Cookery by Rosetta Reitz is a consistent version ofmushroom soup.Feel free to add clams, fish and oysters, too.
  2. Ingredients:

    Mushrooms 1 lb
    4 slices of bacon
    1 onion, chopped
    2 cups potatoes, diced
    2 cups water½ teaspoon of salt
    1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    2 cups milk
    2 tablespoons butter
    1 to 2 cups light cream


    1 Cut the bacon into strips ¼ inch. Cook in a frying pan and drain on absorbent paper. In the same skillet, saute onion until golden. Pour off half the fat.

    2 In the pan, add the potatoes, water, salt and pepper. Cover and boil for 30 minutes. Cut the mushrooms into quarters. Add to potato mixture with the milk.

    3 Simmer gently for 10 minutes. Add chopped cooked bacon, button, and 1 to 2 cups light cream. Season.
  3. Nutrition and Health Benefits of Mushrooms

  4. Mushrooms are a food which contain several health benefits to our body. The nutritional value of a mushroom includes being low in calories and high in vegetable proteins, iron, fiber, zinc, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals.

    Since the olden history, the Chinese has been using a mushroom due to their rich health content. To the Chinese, the nutrition health benefits of mushrooms includes promoting vitality and good health.

    Recent scientific studies have confirmed the health benefits of mushrooms. These studies have show that mushroom strengthen our body and improve our immune system by maintaining physiological homeostasis.
    Nutritional value of mushrooms differs from the type of mushrooms, however almost all mushroom brings great health benefits to the human body and here are some mushroom to discuss.
  5. Health Benefits of Mushrooms

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