Shiitake mushrooms are considered to be to be the finest edible mushrooms in Asia, where it has been used for over 2,000 years. Our dry shiitake keep this tradition alive by providing a long lasting, flavourful way to experience this medicinal miracle of a mushroom. Use them to reduce your cholesterol or to enhance your cardio vascular health. The benefits to your health are incredible.
Taste and Texture
Shittake caps have a soft, spongy texture. When cooked, these mushrooms have a rich, smoky flavour and a meat-like texture.
Re-hydrate by immersion in hot water for about 10 - 15 minutes. Drain, strain and retain the water to use as a flavour enhancer when cooking.
Can also be re-hydrated in warm milk or wine at room temperature, depending on recipe requirements.
Removes excess fat from the blood. Reduces cholesterol, enhances cardio vascular health, reduces side effects of cancer treatments. Contains a large amount of the anti-cancer nutrient selenium. They are rich in the protein vitamins B2 and B3.