Magic mushrooms are among some of the most astonishing creations of nature, which may have its resemblance similar to one of the most loved ingredients button mushrooms, yet offers a completely different effect to its users. This species of mushroom, also known as shroom, offers psyche-altering effects due to its distinct taste and appearance. A majority of people find shrooms to be ill tasting, but the effect it furnishes compensates for the lack of it. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to make it deliciously edible just by means of a few quick recipes. Let us take a look at these five tasty recipes of magic mushrooms that you can easily prepare and enjoy!
1. Mushroom and fruit smoothie
Smoothies are some of the easiest recipes to create, and those do not even require too many ingredients or efforts to create. Just a grinder, fruits of your choice and voila, you have your smoothie ready. Taking inspiration from this quick form of a delicious recipe, we offer you a mushroom smoothie that can improve the taste of mushrooms at the same time.
Mushrooms | Freshly cut fruits of your choice | Apple juice | Orange pulp | Yogurt
In a blender, add a cup of yogurt, orange pulpy juice, apple juice and blend it thoroughly. After a single blend, add freshly cut fruits and a few pieces of magic mushroom. Blend just once to retain the bite-able consistency of the smoothie. Pour it out in a glass and serve by topping it with fresh-cut fruits. In case you do not want to have big pieces of shrooms in your smoothie, you can grind it beforehand in a coffee grinder and then add it to your smoothie. It will have an equal effect as of now.
2. Mushroom tea
Sounds odd, right? Well, not anymore, cause as soon as you explore the taste and effects of shrooms in this recipe, you would want to try and make it repeatedly.
Mushroom powder | Tea-any flavor | Sugar cubes-optional | Water
Prepare mushrooms beforehand by grinding shrooms in a coffee maker into a powder-like consistency. Boil some water and add the shroom powder to it. Along with the shroom powder, add a tea of your choice to bring flavor to the recipe to tame down the weird shroom taste as more people like to add fruity or other additional flavors to enhance it. Bring it to a boil and strain the whole concoction out once you complete it. You may add sugar cubes if you wish to add a little sweetness. Consuming the shroom tea in cold form is also an option that you can try by adding ice cubes to the tea.
3. Chocolate shroom sticks
To all the chocolate lovers out there, this is a great chance to experiment with your favorite chocolate in a fun way. The combination of shrooms with chocolate might make a few uncertain, but the resultant product will leave you craving for more. So here is a quick recipe for these two.
Chocolate- Dark or mild | Shroom powder | Double boiler | Chocolate mold | Few thin wooden sticks
The recipe is quick though setting the chocolate may take time. Start by melting the type of chocolate you have. You can either go for pieces of chocolate or choco chips, either of these will work well. Place the chocolate in the double boiler and stir it till it melts. Add shroom powder to it that you have ground in a coffee grinder. Combine the mixture well and make sure there are no lumps in it. On the other hand, grease the chocolate mold and pour the smooth mixture into it. Add the small stick into the mixture. Keep the mixture inside the refrigerator, and allow it to sit for about 20-30 minutes. Your chocolate shroom sticks will be ready to enjoy soon. Use the stick to carry or wrap for sharing it with friends as well.
4. Mushroom soup
A relaxing bowl of soup under the windy winter night scan be all you need sometimes, and what can be better than a mushroom soup? A magic mushroom soup! Here is how you can have a hot bowl of delicious mushroom soup.
A teaspoon of garlic | A teaspoon of ginger | Salt | Pepper | Spring onions | Button mushroom pieces | Magic | mushroom powder | Soy sauce | Water | Parsley sprig
In a pan, take a teaspoon of oil and add chopped ginger and garlic to it. Saute it for a little. Add spring onions and saute it till it turns golden brown in color. As soon as the onion turns golden, add the pieces of button mushroom to the pan and saute it as well. Let it soften for a while and then add a few cups of water, as per the quantity of other ingredients. Let it sit for a few minutes and later add all the seasonings along with the soy sauce. Leave it for 2-3 minutes. As soon as you see the soup gaining a little thicker consistency, remove it from the flame. Now add the magic mushroom powder to it. You don’t need to cook it, mix it into the bowl, and leave it for a minute. Your soup is ready to serve, top it with some spring onions and parsley sprig.
5. Shroom jello
Our last recipe is a fun and equally delicious take on magic mushrooms that you will enjoy very much. Colorful mushroom jello that you can enjoy anywhere.
Mushrooms | Gelatin | Fresh fruit juice of your choice | Water | Sugar-optional
In a pan, boil a cup of water thoroughly. Remove it from the flame and soak the mushrooms into it for a few minutes. Strain the water and put it into another pot to use for jelly. In another pot, add the fresh batch of fruit juice and a small spoon of gelatin powder. Let it sit on the flame until it gets a boil. Pour the fruit juice and gelatin mixture into the mushroom water mixture and mix well. Refrigerate it for an hour or half to ensure it is thickening properly. Your shroom jello is ready to munch on.
Magic mushrooms can be a versatile ingredient if you know how to use them wisely. Try out these amazing recipes and enjoy your mushroom experience to the fullest!