Healthy, simple and delicious. A 100% plant-based adaptation of the traditional Portuguese dish - "pica-pau" - this time made with meaty mushrooms and fragrant thyme.

It is nutritious and rich in B and D vitamins. Perfectly served with a warm soup and some homemade bread.


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  • 300 grams of fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 shallots, cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or coconut oil)
  • 3 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 8-10 thyme sprigs
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  1. Slice the mushrooms, chop the garlic cloves and cut the shallots in half.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the minced garlic cloves and shallots to the pan and saute for 2-3 minutes until brown.
  4. Add the mushrooms to the pan and saute for another 3-5 minutes until cooked. Season with salt, pepper and oregano.
  5. When the mushrooms have lost all the water, add the coconut milk and nutritional yeast and saute for another minute until the coconut milk has evaporated.
  6. Sprinkle with thyme and serve with good soup and toasted bread.