Meadow Mushrooms have an exciting new addition to their trusted range of fresh mushroom products - New Zealand grown shiitake mushrooms.
Shiitake have been an essential ingredient in Asian cooking for centuries, with their popularity relating to the earthy, smoky umami flavour that carries throughout dishes. However, Shiitake mushrooms are not just for Asian cuisine and can be sautéed, added to soups or pasta dishes or used to add a little ‘wow’ to our kiwi favourites such as pies or mushrooms on toast.
Shiitake mushrooms are prized for their rich taste and have been in use in Asian diets for both flavour and health benefits so are a great addition to any healthy diet. Not sure how to use them? Here are a couple of tips to get you started -