Mushrooms on toast a different way

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By Valentine Warner

Published 2014

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I normally cook mushrooms on toast very simply - butter, lemon juice, parsley and garlic. This version, however, is inspired by the way that mushroom sauce tends to be made in Scandinavia, although normally morels are used there instead of dried porcini.


  • 30 g dried porcini mushrooms
  • 150 ml boiling water
  • 40 g<


  1. Tip the mushrooms into a small bowl, cover with the boiling water and leave for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small frying pan and sauté the onion for approximately 8 minutes, or until totally tender: no less will do. Do not colour the onion. Stir in the flour and cook gently for 30 seconds to 1 minute, stirring all the time, then put the pan to o