I have been writing that Estonia has an abundance of forest, we like to pick berries and mushrooms.
But Estonia is a maritime country. The Baltic Sea surrounds Estonia from the north, west and southwest.
In August the night is dark and the sky is full of stars. In August we have an amazing tradition. At sunset Come to the shore of the Baltic Sea and enjoy a bonfire or light one yourself. The sea unites all of us.
Read more about this The Night of Ancient Lights
But August is the chanterelle month, as well. Mushroom Salad Sandwiches or filled pancakes are the best picnic food.
The simplest Salad recipe.
How to remove additional salt are a lot of tips.
My South Estonian relatives told me that they boiling salted mushroom in milk. And after that mushroom look and taste like a fresh.
The second option is to boil mushroom just in the water.
And the simplest one. Put mushroom to soak the night before.
Fresh chanterelle: The mushrooms are cleaned without water, with only a clean, dry towel and paring knife. Heat the chanterelle in a skillet without fat/butter until water has evaporated.
Frozen mushroom : melt, fry slightly.
Chop prepared mushrooms
Chop boiled eggs
Mix everything with sour cream and season with salt and pepper.