These mushrooms are very popular in oriental cooking for their taste and health benefits. These mushrooms are grown on 100% Natural Oak and they are Naturally Air Dried with no chemicals or pesticides used in the growing or drying process. The Asian people have been growing mushrooms for hundreds of years for their medicinal value as well as taste and texture. We import these mushrooms from a small family farm in Asia as they are committed to supplying a First Quality Natural Dried Mushroom.
Very economical, Dried Shiitake are less than half the price of fresh Shiitake with twice the flavor. These mushrooms will keep for a long time in your freezer so keep some on hand.
Use Shiitake Mushrooms in stir-fries, soups, rice dishes, or any dish you want with Shiitake flavor. Simply soak them in hot tap water for 10 min. or so, rinse, blot, slice if appropriate, and add to your dish.
These mushrooms are considered to be MEDIUM STRONG on the Mushroom Flavor Scale.