Lactarius Volemus Broth
Broth made from dried Lactarius mushrooms. This will yield about 3.5 cups.
Lactarius, Lactarius volemus, Mushroom Broth
dried lactarius volemus or similar milkcaps
such as Lactarius hygrophoroides
The skin of a small yellow onion
small clove of garlic
piece of ginger
of chopped leek or scallion greens
four inch rib of celery
plus more to taste
Very lightly toast the Lactarius, (or dehydrate at a high temperature) then combine with the remaining ingredients, cover, bring to a simmer, and cook for 30-45 minutes.
Add the salt, stir to dissolve, taste and adjust as needed until it tastes good to you, cool to room temperature, strain and refrigerate.
If your mushrooms were in attractive pieces, you can reserve them and add to the broth as a garnish.
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