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Pearl Mushrooms (400g Pack)


Shimeji Mushrooms 

Other names:  Pioppini, Beech, Hon-Shimeji

 A Japanese variety that grows naturally on fallen oak, beech and elm trees. Only one variety is cultivated and available fresh in Australia.  Stems are almost white, with small brown-grey caps that become paler as the mushroom matures.

Delicate, mildly sweet, nutty flavour. 

Preparation: Sold in clumps, the base must be separated from the stems before cooking. Cooking recommended as eaten raw they can have a slightly bitter flavour.

Usage:  Suitable for stir-frying and pan-frying. Add to stir-fries, soups, broths and noodle dishes.

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