Recipes by Zach Papaleoni of Spore to Fork
As autumn marches forward, we have officially crossed the threshold into Soup Season and it is beginning to lay heavy upon us like wet winter snow. We've gathered here for you 6 simple (yet delicious) soup recipes to keep you warm and well fed this winter season, all while impressing your friends and family with your creative use of homegrown or foraged mushrooms!
Have questions about our recipes? Please feel free to connect with us @sporetofork on Instagram with any questions or feedback. Zach at Spore to Fork believes that providing equal levels of care and attention to the cooking process truly gives the mushrooms the respect they deserve!
1. Cream of Chestnut Mushroom Soup
Here's a new take on the cream of mushroom classic: we chose our homegrown Chestnut mushrooms to bring out a sweet and nutty flavor. Check out the full recipe here.
2. She-"Crab" Lion's Mane Mushroom Soup
Lion's Mane is famous for being a seafood meat substitue, so here's a southern style, seafood-inspired soup of summer to warm your bones! Check out the full recipe here.
3. Thai Coconut Snow Oyster Mushroom Soup
Snowy times call for snowy mushrooms - so prepare for winter with this Thai-style soup. The sweet smell of Snow Oyster mushrooms and the sweet taste of coconut make a lovely pairing. Check out the full vegan recipe here.
4. Nameko Miso Mushroom Soup
This wouldn't be a soup blog post if we didn't include miso soup and Nameko mushrooms, which do so well in a broth due to their silky texture and firm texture. Check out the full recipe here.
5. Creamy Pink Oyster Mushroom Soup
A vibrant vegan soup to celebrate the colors of autumn and Pink Oyster mushrooms! Check out the full recipe here.
6. Lion's Mane Mushroom Egg Drop Soup
Here's a standard, simple egg drop soup with the addition of our meaty favorite: Lion's Mane! In this case, the mushroom adds a slight seafoody flavor with a texture not unlike chicken. Check out the full recipe here.