Clearspring Organic Dried Japanese Shiitake Mushrooms - 40g
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Ingredients: Shiitake mushrooms* (Lentinula edodes)
Product weight: 40g
Shiitake are one of the East’s most exotic and delicious foods, with a subtle woody taste that adds gourmet flair to almost any dish. Our Organic Shiitake Mushrooms (sometimes spelt shitake) are carefully grown, selected and dried to offer the full depth of flavour and aroma that is highly prized in both Eastern and Western cuisine. The variety used is characterised by large, well-developed caps, which makes them easy to reconstitute and use in everyday cooking. The word Shiitake means (shii - oak tree, take - mushroom) that have a long history of use.
To prepare Clearspring Shiitake:
- Leave to soak for about 30 - 45 minutes in water
- Remove any hard stems
- Slice if desired
- Cook with grains, stir-fries, vegetables and soups.
For a flavourful broth, boil a few shiitake and their soaking water with some kombu sea vegetable for 15 minutes, then season with shoyu or tamari and mirin to taste.
- Low Fat
- Low Sugar
- Very Low Salt
- High in Protein
- High in Fibre
- Low in Saturated Fat
|Typical values||g per 100g|
|of which saturates:||0.4|
|of which sugars:||0.7|
|Free of Added Alcohol|