Today I made two of the recipes and am preparing for some more. So for starters:
It was still pretty good. I made three of them and for the second two I didn't actually eat the mushrooms. It was a good attempt. If I made it again I'd just stick it all on a plate and forget the mushroom.
Later I made steak tartare. Raw beef dishes are common at holiday parties here. Last time I saw it it was literally just like... regular ground beef with onion and salt on rye crackers (considering the stuff that goes in commercial ground beef it was very unsettling). I made it from good ingredients and minced it myself, so there's less risk. Not no risk, but less. It's surrounded by onion and capers, topped with an egg yolk, and the parsley is there because my plates are very non-pretty: