How much to cook May mushrooms?

May mushrooms cook for 30 minutes.

How to cook May mushrooms

You will need – May mushrooms, water, salt

1. Before cooking May mushrooms, they must be carefully sorted out, carefully cleaned of plant dirt, earth and other forest debris.
2. Pour cold water into a deep container, place May mushrooms in it. Wait 2 minutes, then rinse well, gently.
3. Put the mushrooms in a saucepan, add cold water: its volume should be 2 times the volume of the mushrooms.
4. Add salt to the pan at the rate of 2 liters of water 1 teaspoon of salt.
5. Put the pan with May mushrooms on medium heat.
6. After boiling, foam forms – you need to remove it with a slotted spoon or a tablespoon.
7. Cook May mushrooms after boiling for 30 minutes.

May mushroom soup

How to cook soup with May mushrooms
May mushrooms – 300 grams
Curd cheese – 100 grams
Potatoes – 2 pieces
Onions – 1 head
Carrots – 1 piece
Butter – a small cube 3×3 centimeters
Salt and pepper – to taste
Bay leaf – 1 leaf
Green onion – 4 stems

How to cook soup with May mushrooms
1. Sort, peel, wash and finely chop the May mushrooms.
2. Peel and chop the onion, peel and grate the carrots on a coarse grater.
3. Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes with a side of 1 centimeter.
4. Put oil in a saucepan, put onions and carrots, fry over medium heat for 5 minutes.
5. Add May mushrooms and fry for another 10 minutes.
6. Fill the pan with water, put the potatoes, bay leaf, salt and pepper the soup, cook for 20 minutes.
7. Melt cottage cheese in hot water and pour into soup.
8. Boil May mushroom soup for another 5 minutes.
Serve soup with May mushrooms, sprinkled with chopped green onions.

Tasty Facts

– May mushrooms have many names , one of which is St. George’s mushroom. Its name was not chosen by chance, as mushroom pickers note with what persistence they bear fruit in spring and early summer, even on lawns. Moreover, there is a tradition that it is on the day of St. George, namely April 26, when the collection of May mushrooms begins.

– May mushrooms have a hump-shaped, convex hat , which later loses its symmetry, due to the bending of the edges upwards. Its diameter varies from 4 to 10 centimeters. The color changes over time: young mushrooms are first white and then creamy, and old mushrooms are ocher (light yellow). The height of the legs can reach 9 centimeters, and the thickness – 35 millimeters. Its color is lighter than that of the hat. The pulp of May mushrooms is dense, white.

– Mushrooms grow in glades, forest edges, parks, squares, sometimes even on lawns. They are grown in dense rows or circles, forming mushroom paths. They are clearly visible in the grass.

– Mushrooms begin to appear in mid-April. The opening of the season is St. George’s Day. Actively bear fruit in May, and already in mid-June completely disappear.

– May mushroom has a rich mealy smell .