Porcini Mushrooms are superior-tasting, flavorful, wild mushrooms. Porcini’s are rapidly gaining in popularity because they are both versatile and nutritious. Dried Porcini Mushrooms possess a succulent, deep woodsy flavor. When fresh, these mushrooms are easy to distinguish by their thick stems and round caps.
Porcini are delicious in soups, sauces, stuffing and stews. Dried Porcini can be substituted for any mushroom in any recipe unless the mushroom is served fresh. Typically, a smaller amount of Dried Porcini can be used in recipes as opposed to other mushrooms because of the intense flavor of the Porcini. This mushrooms works well in Italian cuisine.
To Reconstitute Dried Mushrooms
To reconstitute, blanch in boiling water for 2 – 5 minutes or soak 30 minutes in lukewarm water, wine or consommé. If desired, reserve liquid to add flavor to dishes.
Storage of Dried Mushrooms
Store in a cool, dry place.
Our Porcini Mushrooms originated from the United States, China, Italy and Bulgaria.