Mushrooms a la Grecque


2 pounds small mushrooms
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Cut any large mushrooms in half. Heat oil in a large pan and add garlic. Do not brown. When oil is quite hot, add vinegar, coriander, bay leaf, thyme, and pepper. Cover and cook, shaking pan, for 1 minute. Add mushrooms and cover. Cook over high heat for 7 minutes, uncovering often to stir mushrooms. Remove from heat, cool slightly, and transfer mixture to a glass.


Makes about 1/2 pints.

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