|White 'button' mushrooms|
|Crimini 'brown' mushrooms|
|King oyster mushrooms|
DESCRIPTION: Shiitake mushrooms have a large, fleshy, brown cap, 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm.) in diameter. They are tan to dark brown in colour, with open veil and tan gills.
HOW TO PURCHASE: Can be purchased in bulk, or packaged in cello-wrapped trays.
TASTE PROFILE: Shiitakes have a soft, spongy quality, producing a woodsy, meaty flavour and texture when cooked.
HOW TO SERVE: This mushroom is most commonly used in stir-fry, and pasta meals. Shiitake mushrooms are often used in Asian cultures because of the belief that they have medicinal properties.
STORAGE: Keep Shiitake mushrooms refrigerated in a paper bag for up to 8 days.
|Riboflavin||Niacin||Pantocenic Acid||Vitamin B6||Thiamin||Folate(4)||Vitamin D|
per 100 g serving
|From featured recipes: Basil Marinated Mushrooms|
Just mix and chill, then within hours, these marinated mushrooms will make a wonderful side dish to your evening meal.
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 2 to 8 Hours
In large nonmetallic bowl, combine oil, lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper. Stir in mushrooms and carrot. Cover and chill several hours, stirring occasionally.