Shiitake Mushroom Dried
Also Known As: Japanese Mushroom, Black Forest Mushroom, Golden Oak Mushroom, Oakwood Mushroom
Ingredients: Dried Sliced Shiitake Mushrooms
Taste and Aroma: A pleasantly nutty, mild mushroom with earthy notes and creamy texture.
Uses: Shiitake 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: The oldest written record of shiitake mushrooms dates back to AD 199 at the time of Emperor Chuai in Japan. Shiitake cultivation can be traced back over 1,000 years to Wu Sang Kwuang in China.