[Photograph: Sasha Marx]

Although mushrooms are normally equated with the cool months of autumn, there are many wild mushrooms that hit their seasonal peaks at different occasions of the yr. Plus, fashionable cultivation strategies have made a number of recent ‘shrooms to be had year-round, which is superb information for the ones people who love cooking and consuming them at all times.

For this wealthy and hearty pasta ai funghi, we brown a mixture of recent mushrooms in a scorching skillet after which prepare dinner them down into an earthy sauce with aromatics, white wine, and gelatin-enriched rooster inventory. Many mushroom pasta and risotto recipes name for pricey dried porcini mushrooms—and there is no arguing that they pack a ton of savory taste in a small package deal—however you’ll be able to make scrumptious variations of each dishes with out them. Right here, we use a (very non-traditional) splash of fish sauce to provide the mushrooms a savory spice up. Completing the sauce with butter and Parmesan cheese provides it a creamy richness, and a handful of chopped recent parsley leaves be offering a pop of brightness.

You’ll make a decision whether or not to pair the sauce with dried pasta or subtle, recent egg-dough noodles. Both manner, this comforting cool-weather dish is easiest for a comfortable night time at house any time of the yr.


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