from Japan and Korea shiitake mushrooms have firm
caps and a light brown meaty flesh with a distinctive
flavour. Look for plump mushrooms with curled under
How To Use Shiitake mushroom
in sauces and stocks or chop and add to stuffing
for poultry, meat or fish.
How To Prepare Shiitake mushroom
mushrooms should be washed before use and dried
with a kitchen towel. Remove the tough stems and
slice, or leave the mushroom cap whole.
How To Cook Shiitake mushroom
mushrooms can be fried or grilled. To fry, heat
a little butter in a frying pan and cook over a
high heat for 4 - 5 minutes. To grill, preheat the
grill to high, brush the mushrooms with olive oil
and cook for 5 - 10 minutes. They can also be stir-fried,
roasted or poached in the microwave.