Mushroom Frittata

Photography by Angie Norwood Browne



2T. olive oil

2 medium leeks

8 oz. mixed mushrooms sliced

12 eggs

2T. chopped Italian parsley

3/4 c. Shredded Fontina cheese

Salt and pepper

Preheat oven 350. Heat 1T. oil in a 10 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add leeks cook for 5minutes, then add mushrooms and cook for 10 minutes longer. Whisk eggs and parsley in a bowl, then add 1/2 cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

Increase the heat to med-high and add 1T. more oil to the skillet. Pour the egg mixture over the mushrooms, and shake the pan to distribute the mixture.Cook for 5 minutes until the edges begin to set.

Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the eggs and bake in oven for 25 minutes.


Food Styling by Jean Galton



About anbphoto

I never thought I'd start a blog because I'm not a writer. I am a Southern Catholic girl, a commercial food Photographer and an avid gardener. I have always wanted to journal my garden; growing food (fruit, herbs and vegetables), photographing ingredients from earth to plate and sharing the recipes I love. Someone suggested that I forget about all the writing and simply share my photographs and recipes. Perfect! My blog is an exploration of home gardening and cooking, so here is a little history of me and how "Stray Cats and Blackberries" came about. Born and raised in Alabama, my love for food lies in Southern cuisine. I learned early on that life is a party revolving around friends and family sharing food and wine. Backyard Summer bbqs, black eyed peas and collard greens on New Year's Day or ham and chocolate on Easter are just a few favorite Southern traditions I love sharing. I became fascinated with gardening when my husband and I bought our first house. I am a mother, a wife and someone who appreciates the little treasures and traditions in life. My garden started as an empty parking lot behind a Mom & Pop grocery store that my husband and I bought and renovated into a photography studio. While my husband put on his carpenter pants I put on my gardening gloves. Thirteen dumpsters at three tons each and nearly three years later I had a plantable space to sew seeds. I have been a food photographer and gardener for over 20 years and love the idea of merging my passions by growing food, photographing my harvest and sharing recipes with you. Enjoy

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