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Oyster Mushroom Arepas!

So I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve never had oyster mushrooms.  I typically stick to white, crimini, shiitake, and portabellas. Part of the reason I enjoy testing so much is because it gives me the opportunity to try new things. I’ve been wanting to try oyster mushrooms so when I saw a recipe using them from Terry Hope Romero, I jumped on it and am so glad I did. I picked up these beauties at the farmer’s market this weekend:

Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms

And after using the super secret tester recipe I got this:

Oyster Mushroom Arepas

Oyster Mushroom Arepas

Arepas are the Venezuelan equivalent of  little fat tortillas or sopes, if you’ve had those. The filling is so tasty – oyster mushrooms are my new favorite!
Arepas

Arepas

So be on the lookout for Terry’s upcoming book and go ahead, be adventurous and try something new – like me, you might discover that you actually love something that you haven’t tried before!

Now, what to do with all the squash…


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Los Angeleno. Vegan. Buddhist. Punk Rock. Local Food Reviewer. English Bulldog Lover. Searcher of the perfect vegan cheese, among many other things...

VeganMoFo 2009

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I am participating in VeganMoFo 2009 which basically means that I will be posting a minimum of 5x a week for the month of October. I hope you enjoy!