Cultivated shiitake mushrooms are harvested, cleaned, sliced and dried before being further chopped into 1/8-inch pieces. Excellent base for numerous sauces, stocks and soups.
|Common Uses||An elegant, earthy complement to vegetarian risotto and pasta dishes. Add rich umami flavor to sauces and soups. A delicious accent flavor with steak or chicken. Pulverize dry shiitake mushrooms to make a multi-purpose "umami powder" that enhances most any savory dish.|