Availability: Seasonal (September - May)
Shelf Life: 7 Days
Net Weight Per Bundle (3 boxes): 9kg
Net Weight Per Box: 3kg
Gross Weight Per Bundle: 9.75kg
Packaging: Light Weight fold-able plastic containers
*Various bundle sizes available upon request
Boletus Edulis also known as Penny Bun, Porcino or Cep. The porcini mushroom has a large brown cap with tubes that extend downwards from the underside of the cap rather than gills. One of the world’s favorite wild mushroom varieties. The porcini has a wonderful strong nutty flavour with a beautiful meaty texture. Without question, the porcini is one of the most versatile of the wild mushrooms and can be used in many dishes.
PORCINI MUSHROOM USES
The porcinis are highly regarded in many cuisines as a prized ingredient based on their taste and versatility. King boletus reconstitutes very nicely and are the most common variety found in recipes ranging from roast chicken to risotto to pasta. Young, small porcini are most appreciated by gourmets and are enjoyed raw, sauteed with butter, ground into pasta, soups and many other dishes.
The mushroom is low in fat, high in protein, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre.
Variety: Wild Flora
Quality: White & Light Green
Taste & Flavour: Distinct Porcino
Size: Small 4cm-6cm / Medium 6cm-8cm / Large 8cm-10cm
E. Coli: 0 cfu/g
Staphyloccocus Aerus: Absent
Clostridium Perfringes: Absent
Listeria Monocytogenes: Absent
Yeast & Moulds: <100 cfu/g