Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy
Mary Ann's newest book contains over 150 recipes, 60 gorgeous food photos, and many scenic pictures of Italy taken by Mary Ann on her travels through the years.
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice two lemons
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried chili pepper
Fresh ground pepper
1/2 pound meaty mushrooms (porcini or king oyster or button), cleaned trimmed and thinly sliced lengthwise
2 tablespoons minced parsley
1 cup arugula leaves
Shavings of Asiago cheese
In a bowl whisk the 1/4 cup olive oil with the lemon juice, garlic, salt, chili pepper and fresh ground pepper.
Place the mushroom slices in a rectangular casserole and pour the dressing over them. Cover and allow to marinate a couple of hours.
When ready to serve, transfer the mushrooms to a serving platter and sprinkle the parsley over them.
In a bowl, mix the arugula with the remaining olive oil and season with salt.
Mound the arugula on top of the mushrooms in the center of the platter. Sprinkle the shavings of cheese over the top and serve.
This recipe is featured on Show 2718 – Gifts from the Forest.