The Shire RMB

WA Delegate: None.

Founder: The Hidden Treasures of Delano Cave

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The Shire - Barley is used for brewing beer in the Northfarthing and the warm climate of the southern area is conducive to growing pipe-weed. Much of the rest of the land is devoted to the the cultivation of mushrooms, which, curiously enough, is a Hobbit delicacy.

Embassies: gondor, Mordor, Minas Tirith, Sauron, The Shadow of Mordor, Ivory Tower, Lothlorien, and Middle Earth.

Tags: Independent, Casual, and Minuscule.

The Shire contains 4 nations.

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The Most Scientifically Advanced in The Shire

World Census researchers quantified national scientific advancement by quizzing random citizens about quantum chromodynamics, space-time curvature and stem cell rejuvenation therapies. Responses based on Star Trek were discarded.

As a region, The Shire is ranked 8,558th in the world for Most Scientifically Advanced.

#NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Federation of SVENIDADCorrupt Dictatorship“Heil mein SVEN”
2.The Hidden Treasures of Delano CaveCapitalizt“Beyond here be dragons”
3.The Mind Controling Dominion of The Puppet MastersCorporate Police State“We Pull Your Strings”
4.The Matriarchy of Belladonna TookCapitalist Paradise“From across The Water”

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We Tooks have hunted the ferocious wild mushrooms in the four Farthings for many a year.

Be careful that you don't encounter the Lambton Worm.

I've only ever met Worms made of pyrotechnics. I wonder what a real Worm looks like.

I have no desire to find out.

You may have a point there. I don't want to become a scorched hobbit.

Marinated grilled portobello mushrooms

20 large mushroom caps
3 dl olive oil
4 tablespoons sesame oil
6 tablespoons soy sauce
4 tablespoons lemon juice
salt to taste

Mix the marinade and pour over mushrooms. Marinate for 1-2 hours. Grill mushrooms, briefly 6-10 minutes. Eat with freshly baked bread.

You could have a Worm breath on them for a second or two and get the same effect.

It would speed up the grilling.

I just wonder, if I invite people to 'Taste my delicious Worm Breath Mushrooms!' - will they, instead of eating them, pass the mushroom bowl around and around like a mathom?

Maybe one of the guests all say: "I'll take a Stab at that."

Or a Sting?

Here is another. I hope you like.

Oyster Mushrooms with Wild Rice

Wild rice
Vegetable stock or water
Oyster mushrooms
Sliced shallots
Minced garlic
Olive oil
White wine
Parsley
Salt
Pepper

Cook wild rice in vegetable stock or lightly salted water as indicated on package. Cut off tough stems from oyster mushrooms. Heat some olive oil in pan, sauté shallots for a minute or so, add garlic. Add the oyster mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper and let the mushrooms brown a bit. Once the mushrooms and the wild rice are done, turn down heat, add the rice to the pan. Pour a glass of white wine over it and let cook over low heat a little until the wine is absorbed. Serve with chopped parsley.

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