Mushroom – Shiitake

Native to East Asia and known for its medicinal and culinary properties, shiitake mushroom is now the second most widely produced mushroom in the world. The Compounds in shiitakes may help fight cancer, boost immunity and support heart health.

Texture
Meaty texture
Flavour
Earthy flavour
Selection
Choose well-shaped mushrooms which have a firm texture. Avoid the ones which are spotted and slimy.
Storage
Refrigerate the shitake mushrooms in an airtight container upto 1 week. Place them in a cool, dark, dry area of your cupboard or pantry.

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