Non-Fiction
Natural And Cultural History

Pål Karlsen

Porcini. Born to be Wild
Steinsoppen - Vill av natur

This is no ordinary book about mushrooms. It is the story of the capricious and sought-after porcini, about porcini biology, its cultural history, where to find it, the global economy of the porcini, and of course a good selection of recipes with porcini as the main ingredient. The mushroom to which people in North Italy give their lives each autumn, simply in an attempt to find it. The mushroom that Karl XIV Johan, King of Sweden and Norway, lifted aloft and gave his name to forever. The mushroom that gives poor Chinese farmers and American dropouts a better life. The mushroom that the Romans loved and which has become an important part of the Italian identity. Highly prized by gourmets and enjoying a global market worth over a billion Euros. No one cultivates it, though many have tried. The porcino will not be tamed. It is born to be wild.

Bok 580

“A whole book about porcini? Everything you know about porcini, everything you should know about porcini, everything you did not know about porcini, and everything you do not need to know about porcini, but fun to know anyway!”

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