- KNOW YOUR VEG
mushrooms are also known as brown cap mushrooms, chestnut
mushrooms have a strong taste and look like a darker
version of the button mushroom. They have pink to
dark brown gills.
How To Use Chestnut mushroom
mushrooms are served raw or cooked. They are very
versatile and can be included in salads, pasta dishes,
sauces, quiches, casseroles, soups and omelettes.
How To Prepare Chestnut mushroom
mushrooms should be washed and dried with a kitchen
towel before use. Leave the mushrooms whole or slice
How To Cook Chestnut mushroom
mushrooms are best sautéed. Heat a little
butter in a frying pan and fry for 4 5 minutes
or add to dishes 5 10 minutes before the
end of cooking time. You can also grill, stir-fry,
roast or poach them in the microwave.
How To Store Chestnut mushroom
in a paper bag in the fridge for up to 3 days. Do
not store them in a plastic bag because they will
sweat and quickly spoil.
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