Growing up I hated mushrooms, I actually hated mushrooms until I was 24 years old! When I was in New Zealand for 6 months in 2014 I worked with a girl who made me try some mushrooms she had made and I loved them, it made me realise that the reason I hated mushrooms was probably because they just hadn’t been cooked nicely when I had them as a kid! I thought that I hated mushrooms for years even though I’d probably only tried it once or twice as a kid!
Moral of the story; DONT BE AFRAID TO TRY NEW THINGS! Even if it’s something you think you dislike it’s worth trying again. Another reason to keep trying things is that your tastebuds change as you grow older.
This is the most simple mushroom recipe but absolutely delicious! Garlicky goodness yum!
- Large flat mushrooms
- Olive oil
- Garlic cloves
- Thyme (optional, you could add any herb or spice you like. A bit of chilli flakes would be nice too)
- Salt and peppar
Place mushrooms on a baking tray, the stem bit should be facing up. Crush one clove of garlic in too each mushroom. If you don’t have a garlic crusher than finely chop your garlic instead. Sprinkle a bit of dried thyme over the mushrooms, salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle over olive oil, be generous with the oil. Bake at 200° for 30 minutes.
These mushrooms are yummy on their own but would also be perfect with mashed potatoes, on toast with avocado, in a burger bun or the way I had mine, with some salad and coleslaw. Got the vegan coleslaw from M&S vegan range and it’s amazing!!
They might not look pretty but they are super tasty! 😍