Porcini Mushrooms, Dried (Grade AA)
Boletus edulis / Penny bun / Cep / Porcino
Big, gorgeous, a specimen of the Mushroom Kingdom so mighty that Mario himself couldn’t conquer it. The epitome of flavor, texture, and appearance.
The Grade AA Porcini is one that has the perfect size. The Grade AA Porcini is one that has no worm holes. The Grade AA Porcini is one with an ivory interior and milk chocolate exterior. The Grade AA Porcini is one that produces a dark, fragrant broth whose aroma permeates the room.
This is a Porcini that should not be hidden in soups or stews. Dried porcini mushrooms should be sautéed or grilled with a touch of garlic and ginger. It should adorn a steak and be slathered in melted herb butter. It should be the highlight of a salad; the ingredient that everyone eats first before addressing anything green on the plate.
Behold! Grade AA Porcinis. Ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom.
|Ingredients||Dried porcini mushrooms.|
|Recommended Applications||For a rich addition of flavor add this Porcini Mushroom to sauces, pasta, risotto, rice dishes, or with steak. For substitution of other mushrooms in recipes, it is notable that this mushroom’s immense flavor requires that less should be use. Other great applications include stews, soups, or stuffings.|
|Basic Preparation||These are wild mushrooms, they may have stones embedded in their flesh. One ounce of dry mushroom reconstitutes into 3-4 ounces of fresh mushrooms. To do so, take the needed amount and place into a bowl of boiling water. Allow the mushrooms to soak for 7-8 minutes, occasionally stirring. Use the reconstitution water in place of liquid ingredients in stews, sauces, or soups.|
|Cuisine||American, Asian, Chinese, European, French|
|Handling / Storage||Store in a cool, dry place.|
|Shelf Life||1 Year|
|Country of Origin||China|
|Dietary Preferences||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO|
|Allergen Information||None Specified|