Porcini mushrooms are a wild and meaty mushroom with a rich taste and woodsy flavor. These mushrooms actually produce their best flavour when dried. Premium Select Grade Dried Porcini mushrooms from Italy have a concentrated flavour and aroma that is excellent in risotto, soups, and stews. They are a famous and particularly delicious mushroom due to the nutty, rich, and woodsy flavour, popularly used in gourmet dishes. They also have a high protein content, great as a meat substitute for vegetarian dishes.
With a nutty, earthy flavour, Porcini mushrooms are a wild and meaty mushroom that adds a rich taste to many dishes. These mushrooms actually produce their best flavour when dried. Premium Select Grade Dried Porcini mushrooms from Italy have a concentrated flavour and aroma that is excellent in risotto, soups, and stews.
Porcini Mushrooms are a great source of dietary fibre and are a good source of protein. They also contain copper, potassium, zinc, selenium and B vitamins.
100% dried premium Porcini Mushrooms
How to use:
Soak the Porcini Mushrooms in warm water for 15-20 minutes and they are ready to use in the same manner as fresh mushrooms
Use the liquid used to rehydrate the mushrooms as a great base for soups, stocks, and sauces
Great for any dish that calls for chopped mushrooms
Add cooked mushrooms to omelets or place on top of grilled fish, burgers, or steak
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