Having mushrooms in the fridge promotes a sense of security and joy for each of us. In minutes, you've got mushrooms on toast, or a rapid blended soup. A little longer, and there's risotto or an easy pasta. It's the only non-meat that comes close to the flavors of meat, so you can rely on mushrooms to bring an intensely savoury character to a dish.
Why are mushrooms good for you?
In the absence of sunlight or supplements, eating mushrooms is a good way to up your vitamin D levels, and the only vegetarian food source of vitamin D (ergosterols in mushrooms convert to vitamin D when exposed to light).
They are also a good source of B vitamins, which help provide energy by breaking down proteins, fats and carbohydrates, and play a key role in the nervous system. Betaglucans in mushrooms appear to boost immunity and help resistance against allergies. The selenium and ergothioneine may help protect our cells from damage that causes chronic disease.
Consumers usually buy cultivated mushrooms. Those who have sufficient knowledge are lucky enough to taste wild mushrooms whose taste is extraordinary.
Mushrooms are a valuable health food, low in calories, high in vegetable proteins, iron, zinc, chitin, chiton, fiber, vitamins & minerals.
These dry mushrooms are about one tenth of their fresh weight. They are easy to use and shelf stable for many months, if frozen for several years. Place a small amount of mushrooms in a glass and cover with hot liquid (water, wine, stock)and plastic wrap, let sit for a few minutes. Then you can use the mushrooms for any recipe, chop, slice or dice and use.
These mushrooms all have different distinct tastes, textures and characteristics.
Naturally dried mushrooms, under sunrays, kept all nutritive minerals with perfect taste. .
Once an exotic, somewhat obscure item, dried mushrooms are easily available in many grocery stores these days.
Ideal to use in omelettes, cream sauces, mixed with pasta, risottos (of course) or incorporated into your meat ...
Sometimes called the "Queen of the Forest", the these mushroom is treasured by mushroom lovers the world over.
Sliced dried porcini mushrooms have a hearty flavor that makes them great for use in Italian sauces, pizza,...
Dried Chanterelle mushrooms have a wonderful aroma that can be described as fruity and apricot like.
These delicious, earthy mushrooms are a favorite in French and Italian cooking. They have a smooth texture and a pungent
A variety of mushrooms that are not cultivated commercially, but are gathered in the wild such as morel, chanterelle...
This pleasantly aromatic fleshy wild mushroom shines like an exotic golden flower when seen from a distance ...
Ideal to use in omelettes, cream sauces, mixed with pasta, risottos (of course) or incorporated into your meat ..