A Unique ‘Umami’ Savory Taste.
It is rich in beta-glucans, vitamins, dietary fiber, protein, potassium, niacin, amino acids, minerals, trace elements, especially in iron, vitamin B1 & B2, calcium, selenium, magnesium and phosphorus, which are essential for the well-being and general proper functioning of the body.
Mushrooms are also very low in sodium & in glucose.
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Also all the mushrooms love wine very much, both to be cooked in it and to accompany it.
Aroma & Taste
Has a pleasant sweet smoky woodsy smell and taste reminiscent of chestnut.
Its mild taste is a typical example of the so-called ‘’Umami’’ – Savory taste.
‘’Umami’’ is the fifth flavor and is not as common as the other four, namely the sweet, the salty, the sour and the bitter.
Cooking & Pastry Uses
It is one of the most delicious mushrooms and beautifully combined with pasta, rice, risotto, meat, in sauces, casseroles, soups, omelette, legumes and also the main ingredient for homemade mushroom pies.
You can use the maitake powder to make tea.
A small tip is that you should never use boiled water, only warm or cold because it destroys a significant part of the nutritional properties.
Also you can add in the juice, in the smoothie, at breakfast e.g oat flakes or other cereals.
In powder form, the recommended dose is between 4gr / 0.14oz and 7gr / 0.24oz per day, an amount equivalent to almost one teaspoon.
Secrets For Any Recipe
Before cooking, leave to soak for 45 minutes in lukewarm water.
Once softened, drain them with your hands and you can now use them in cooking as well as fresh. You say to the cook and to erase with wine or other beverage.
The water from the soaked mushrooms has a very strong taste and after filter, you can use it in cooking, replacing beef broth, chicken or any water you would use in the recipe.
Keep it in a cool & dry place