Dried Porcini Mushrooms
Inventory, lb : 15.00
This item was last sold on : 04/22/17
Dried Porcini mushrooms are typically available year-round.
Porcini Mushrooms, scientific name, Boletus edulis are also known as king bolete, penny bun, wild bolete, bolet comestible, cep, cèpe de bordeaux, champignon polonais and stone mushroom. The common name, bolete refers to 37 known boletus varieties, of which the Porcini mushroom is considered "King". Thus, the Italian porcini has the highest market value but all species are preserved in dried form and maintain their robust woodsy aromas and meaty qualities when reconstituted.
Dried Porcini mushrooms are typically rust to dark brown in color, strong flavored with a rich buttery perfume that immediately lets you know they are present. If their aroma isn't enough identification, they will still have their umbrella shaped caps on their meaty stems that have been curled by the drying process.
Reconstitute dried Porcini mushrooms in warm water or stock for roughly twenty minutes. Squeeze out excess liquid gently and strain off the concentrated mushroom water. Save and chill the water for later use as a sauce or stock base. Add to fresh pastas, rice and meat stews. Pair with dried fruits, fresh herbs, fresh cow and sheep's milk cheeses and cured meats.
Boletus edulis mushrooms can be found growing wild in Italy, other regions throughout Europe and America. However, true Porcini mushrooms will be found under conifers like hemlock and spruce trees in Italy.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Rancho Santa Fe Food company||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-222-7207|
|Donovan's La Jolla||La Jolla CA||858-450-6666|
|San Diego Desserts||San Diego CA||619-287-8186|
|Isola Pizza Bar||San Diego CA||619-255-4230|
|Pueblo||San Diego CA||858-490-6298|
|Isola La Jolla||La Jolla CA||858-412-5566|
|Dolce Pane & Vino||Del Mar CA||858-832-1518|
|The Craftsman New American Tavern||Encinitas CA||760-415-2380|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|Busalacchis A Modo Mio||San Diego CA||619-298-0119|
Recipes that include Dried Porcini Mushrooms. One is easiest, three is harder.
|The Mushroom Channel||Chipotle Braised Veal Tips, Exotic Mushrooms and Asparagus with Cheddar Mashed Idaho Potatoes|
|Girl and the Kitchen||Wild Mushroom and Beef Stew|
|Simply Recipes||Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup|