Recipe courtesy of Peter Kump's New York Cooking School

Mushrooms a la Greque

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 12 hr
  • Cook: 30 min
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1 1/2 cups water

1/2 cup wine

6 tablespoons olive oil

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon salt

1 bouquet garni: parsley stems, bay leaf, thyme, 2 tablespoons minced shallots, celery leaves or seeds, fresh fennel or 1/8 teaspoon seeds, 1 teaspoon peppercorns, 1/4 to 1 teaspoon coriander

1 (10-ounce) package button mushrooms


  1. In a saucepan, combine water, wine, olive oil, lemon juice and bouquet garni. Simmer for 10 minutes. Slice mushrooms and leave small ones whole. Add mushrooms to court bouillon and simmer 8 to 10 minutes. Strain out mushrooms and reduce cooking liquid by two-thirds or until thickened. Allow mushrooms to marinate overnight in sauce.