Bush Tucker and Inspiration

Check out the key chains at the end! Very cool work!

Stockman Leathercraft

Yesterday was a very special day when I learnt from one of the best.

Ro Anderson from Whole Larder Love showed me and a bunch of others how to forage for mushrooms on the forest floor.

We identified Slippery Jacks, Saffron Milk Caps and Blewit mushrooms.

I got to use my favourite old Buck Knife to pluck the mushrooms, whilst walking many miles listening to Ro. It was fascinating and inspiring hearing his stories on self sufficiency, hunting, fishing and gardening, not to mention his wealth of knowledge on mushrooming.

After collecting baskets full of mushrooms, Ro performed his magic and prepared a heavenly feast in the tranquil woodland setting.

Combining butter, Ro’s own olive oil, homegrown herbs and garlic, pimentón, homemade chorizo, homemade 12 day cured bacon and a dollop of mascarpone cheese, the mushrooms were divine.  I was in heaven with every mouthful.

We toasted turkish bread rolls over…

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