Puffball with Wild Mushrooms

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

  • About

Puffball mushrooms are a strange phenomenon. They appear at the most unexpected times - any time from July to October depending on the weather. Puffballs are inspirational to cook with. You can dice them and use them in a mixture of mushrooms, or slice them and use them as a base in place of toast - for whatever you like really - this is my favourite way to eat them. They are especially good as a breakfast dish.

If you’re lucky enough to find a puffball, make sure it is pure white w