Porcini Mushrooms Dried
Also Known As: Penny Bun, Porcino or Cep
Origin: China, Italy, Bulgaria, U.S.A.
Ingredients: Dried Porcini Mushrooms
Taste and Aroma: A pleasantly nutty, mild mushroom with earthy notes and creamy texture.
Uses: Porcini Mushrooms pair well with hearty stews, meat, rice dishes, soups and stir-fry and will give depth to sauces.
Preparation: To reconstitute mushrooms, rinse under cold water, then place mushrooms in a bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for 15-20 minutes. Or add to a dish that will cook for at least 20 minutes. Drain the mushrooms and enjoy.
Fun Fact: Porcini, which has an almost fleshy texture, has been called "meat of the woods" due to its rich mineral and protein content.