- CLOSED CUP
- KNOW YOUR VEG
cup mushrooms are the most popular type of mushroom available,
closed cup or button mushrooms have creamy white caps with
pink gills which darken to beige as they grow.
Mushrooms - photograph by RM
How To Use closed cup mushroom
cup mushrooms are served raw or cooked. Raw mushrooms
can be included in salads. Cooked mushrooms can be included
in a wide variety of dishes including omelettes, risottos,
pasta sauces, quiches, soups and stews.
How To Prepare closed cup mushroom
mushrooms should be washed and dried with kitchen towel
before use. Leave the mushrooms whole or slice as necessary.
How To Cook closed cup mushroom
cup 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. They can also be stir-fried, grilled, roasted or
poached in the microwave.
How To Store closed cup 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
information for this article has come from www.thinkvegetables.co.uk.
It provides full information on all the main vegetables
available on the UK market including nutritional information
and delicious recipes. The site is a service provided by
Mack Vegetables, one of the largest and most successful
suppliers of fresh vegetables in the UK, serving a wide
range of customers from caterers to major multiples. You
can find out more about Mack by visiting the website at
The image is courtesy of RM
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