This is our shiitake mushroom | 香菇. A taste bomb in every dish. Super healthy with lots of vitamin B, C, D, fibre, calcium, iron and magnesium.
If you remove the hard pieces from the bottom of the stem, you can eat the rest. Don't make the mistake of preparing the shiitake like a mushroom. Serve the shiitake al dente.
SHIITAKE - 香菇
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Storage adviceIn the fridge 2 to 3 weeks
Country of originThe Netherlands, Kosovo and China
HOW TO PREPARE
What is shiitake good for?
The Eryngii (also known as king oyster mushroom) is a versatile edible mushroom that got its name because this species is said to smell like apricots and taste like abalone shellfish.
How do you clean shiitake?
All parts are edible. However, you should boil it, fry it or deep-fry it.
Can you eat Shitake raw?
No, mushrooms should not be eaten raw. Always boil, bake or deep-fry them.
How do you cut shiitake?
Remove the stalks from the shiitake. (In soups and sauzem you can also use the stalks, they are edible). Halve or slice the cap of the shiitake. There is no need to cut small ones.
How do you know if shiitake are still good?
If so, the mushrooms are limp, mouldy or give off a sour smell. You can recognise decay by looking closely, smelling or tasting a little.
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